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Sitka spruce

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Sitka spruce trunk
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Sitka spruce limb small Sitka spruce

Picea sitchensis

Evergreen Tree

Height: 200 ft.

Availability: Medium

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: moist - wet

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

Attractive conifer for sunny moist to wet areas. Excellent winter shelter and nest sites.

Keywords: birds, conifer (evergreen), upright

Articles that mention this plant: Deer resistant plants, Guidance for Shoreline Plantings

Plans that use this plant:Moist, sunny, Wet, part shade