Looking for a good alternative to Blue Spruce? The Meyer Spruce is often favored due to its high resistance of needlecast disease. This spruce is also well liked for density and blue tinted needles.
This spruce is used as hedges, Christmas Trees, and to promote re-forestation.
The Meyer Spruce offers many birds protection from harsh weather and predators.
History & Lore
The Meyer Spruce is named after a previous collect of the Department of Agriculture, Frank Meyer. This spruce is native to Nei Mongol in northeast Gansu on the border of China and Mongolia. Later, on a seed collecting trip to China, Meyer passed away.