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Spruce Care Guide
Spruce Guide

ALBERTA SPRUCE TREE

Picea glauca 'conica'

Your fresh and fragrant dwarf Alberta spruce is just right for adding a natural decorative touch to a mantel, tabletop, kitchen counter or guest room. Just follow these simple care instructions to keep your tree healthy and green.

PLACEMENT

  • Near a sunny window
  • Away from direct heat sources
  • On a protected surface (to prevent potential moisture damage to furniture)


Spruce Guide

WATER

  • For first watering, remove the plastic wrap around the inner pot and water tree thoroughly over a sink or outside. Return inner pot to its decorative outer pot.
  • Keep soil moist but not soggy.

OUTDOOR PLANTING

  • Appropriate for planting in zones 3-8.
  • For regions with freezing temperatures, allow tree to rest in a cool garage or basement until the ground thaws.

CONTAINER TRANSPLANTING

  • 3- to 5-gallon containers with drainage holes are ideal.
  • Place indoors or out, in a sunny location.
  • Upgrade to larger containers as needed.

EXPECTED GROWTH

  • 2-4" a year
  • Mature Height: 6-12'

Download Spruce Tree Care Guide PDF

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