Black Spruce

Range of the Black Spruce
Black Spruce

Location: Mainly in northern and northeastern parts of Minnesota, as far south as Anoka County. (Also found in northern states east of Minnesota and throughout most of Canada.)

Fun Facts: Yellowish-white; light; soft; medium strong; needles roll in your fingers

Uses: Used more extensively for paper pulp than any other tree. Also used extensively for Christmas trees

Full Size: 25-65 feet in height; 6-12 inches in diameter; smallto medium-size tree; Black Spruce is the most
important pulpwood species in Canada and is also commercially important in the Lake States, especially Minnesota

Age at Maturity: 70-90 years

  • Black Spruce
    Black Spruce
    Black Spruce

Did You Know?

Trees absorb carbon, and finished products store it! These products made from wood are 50% carbon by weight.

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