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Spruce Pine

Scientific Name: Pinus glabra


Height: 36-60 feet (11-18 meters)
Spread: 25-40 feet (7.6-12 meters)
Leaf: 2-4 inches (5-10 cm)
Range: Native to North America (USDA Hardiness Zones 8 through 9- most south and southern coastal areas of the United States, west coast United States, southern west coast of Canada.)

General Care Tips

The Spruce Pine grows on a wide variety of even poor soils but does best on fertile, moist, acid soils. It prefers full sun but will grow in partial shade.

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Things to Watch For

Pests include adelgids, bark beetles, pine shoot moths, sawfly larvae, pine spittle bugs and spruce mites.

Spruce pines experience few major disease problems except for occasional canker infections.