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Black Hills Spruce

Botanical Name: Picea Glauca Densata
Hardiness Zones: 2-6
Mature Height: 50'
Growth Rate: Slow
Seed Source: South Dakota

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  • 36mm Jiffy Plug
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  • 50mm Jiffy Plug
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  • Plug+1 Husky Bare Root
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  • Plug+2 Jumbo Husky Bare Root
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  • Plastic Gallon
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  • Plastic 3 Gallon
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  • Plantable Peat Quart
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  • Plantable Peat Gallon
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36mm Jiffy Plug

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBHAG361Y011 Y1 - 3"

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBHAG361Y031 Y3 – 6″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBHAG361Y061 Y6 – 9″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBHAG361Y091 Y9 – 12″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBHAG361Y121 Y12 – 15″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
No Items Available

50mm Jiffy Plug

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBHAG501Y011 Y1 - 3"

2.301.881.661.351.251.20
SBHAG501Y031 Y3 – 6″

2.572.101.851.511.391.34
SBHAG501Y061 Y6 – 9″

2.882.352.061.681.541.49
SBHAG501Y091 Y9 – 12″

3.152.562.251.831.681.62
SBHAG501Y121 Y12 – 15″

3.162.572.261.841.681.62
SBHAG502Y012 Y1 - 3"

2.572.101.851.511.391.34
SBHAG502Y032 Y3 – 6″

2.722.221.951.591.461.41
SBHAG502Y062 Y6 – 9″

2.982.432.131.731.591.54
SBHAG502Y092 Y9 – 12″

3.262.652.331.891.741.67
No Items Available

Plug+1 Husky Bare Root

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBHHX012 Y1 - 3"

2.201.801.591.301.201.15
SBHHX032 Y3 – 6″

2.482.031.781.461.341.29
SBHHX062 Y6 – 9″

3.112.532.221.811.661.60
No Items Available

Plug+2 Jumbo Husky Bare Root

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBHJX063 Y6 – 9″

3.873.142.752.232.051.97
SBHJX093 Y9 – 12″

4.393.563.122.532.312.23
SBHJX123 Y12 – 15″

4.944.003.502.832.592.50
SBHJX153 Y15 – 18″

5.474.433.883.132.862.76
No Items Available

Plastic Gallon

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBHPL1Y032 Y3 – 6″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBHPL1Y062 Y6 – 9″

5.465.044.744.504.404.21
SBHPL1Y092 Y9 – 12″

5.565.134.834.594.484.29
SBHPL1Y122 Y12 – 15″

5.665.224.924.674.564.37
SBHPL2Y062 Y6 – 9″

5.865.405.094.834.724.52
SBHPL2Y092 Y9 – 12″

5.965.505.184.914.804.59
SBHPL2Y122 Y12 – 15″

6.065.595.264.994.884.67
SBHPL2Y152 Y15 – 18″

6.165.685.355.084.964.75
SBHPL2Y182 Y18 – 24″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
No Items Available

Plastic 3 Gallon

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBH3G1Y183 Y18 – 24″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBH3G1Y243 Y24 – 36″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBH3G1Y363 Y36 – 48″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBH3G2Y244 Y24 – 36″

0.000.000.000.000.000.00
SBH3G2Y364 Y36 – 48″

17.1517.1517.1517.1517.1517.15
No Items Available

Plantable Peat Quart

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBHPQ1Y092 Y9 – 12″

3.583.373.163.022.922.80
SBHPQ2Y062 Y6 – 9″

3.583.343.133.002.892.77
SBHPQ2Y092 Y9 – 12″

3.683.433.223.082.972.85
SBHPQ2Y122 Y12 – 15″

3.783.533.313.163.052.93
SBHPQ2Y152 Y15 – 18″

3.883.623.403.253.133.00
No Items Available

Plantable Peat Gallon

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
SBHPG1Y062 Y6 – 9″

5.555.124.824.584.474.28
SBHPG1Y092 Y9 – 12″

5.655.214.914.664.554.36
SBHPG1Y122 Y12 – 15″

5.755.304.994.744.634.43
SBHPG2Y092 Y9 – 12″

5.855.395.084.824.714.51
SBHPG2Y122 Y12 – 15″

5.955.495.174.914.794.59
SBHPG2Y152 Y15 – 18″

6.055.585.254.994.874.66
SBHPG2Y182 Y18 – 24″

6.155.675.345.074.954.74
No Items Available

Notes
The Black Hill Spruce tree is one of the more compact trees compared to other spruces. It is considered to be a subspecies of White Spruce and does well during the winter as it is very resistant to winter injury.

Uses
This tree is typically used as Christmas trees, for privacy, and as windbreak.

Wildlife Value
Many birds enjoy this tree for nesting and cover from the harsh winter weather. It also produces seeds which serve as nutrition for birds whereas the bark serves as nutrition for porcupines.

History & Lore
The Black Hills Spruce tree was used by many Plains Native Americans. Inner bark and shoots were eaten. Sap from this tree was used for gum. The wood was also collected to create Tipi poles.

Hardiness Zones
2-6

Tree Type
Conifer

Tree Subtype
Spruce

Mature Height
50'

Mature Spread
20'

Growth Rate
Slow

Seed Source
South Dakota

Sun Preference
Full sun, part shade

Soil PH Range
4.0-7.5

Soil Preference
Moist, well drained loam

Tolerant
Drought

Intolerant
Flooding

Diseases
Lirula needle blight, needlecast

Pests
Gall adelgid, minimal

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Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Least Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)