Maine Tree Club
Genus: The scientific name is Picea glauca.
Height: The white spruce can grow to 70 to 80 feet tall.
Soil: The types of soil are loam soil and claysoil.
Bark: The bark is smooth and scaly.
Leaves: The leaves are 12 to 20 mm long needles. The leaves are green and they do not change color in the fall.
Fruit: The fruit is the pine cone.
Seed: The seeds are in the pine cones.
Wood: The wood is soft but strong and is used for building, paddles and oars.
Twigs: The twigs are sharp and skinny.
Interesting Facts: Blue beaded lillies and moosemaple are some of the things that live under the white spruce.