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6 Best Spruce Trees To Grow In Missouri

Missouri spruce trees belong to the pine family, the only native species in the state. They have spirally arranged leaves, which sometimes have a sheath surrounding the base.

The cones of this species are very large, about four to six inches long and resemble needles. Because they are not suited for the warm climate of Missouri, they are not common there. There are two subspecies, the concolor fir, and the blue spruce.

You can also grow yew trees in Missouri. They are very hardy and are excellent for shade and are often found in large groups.

These trees produce small berries, which make them attractive to wildlife. If you are interested in growing a yew, be sure to check out the types of needles they produce.

The Austrian Pine is very beautiful and is often used as a Christmas tree. It produces a cluster of needle-like branches that hang down over the roof of Hammons Student Center.

This Southern species is the Blue Spruce. They are largely native to Colorado, and they barely cross the border into the brothel.

These species are not well-adapted to the humid air in the Midwest. Many Blue Spruces planted in the Midwest fail before ten years.

Their wide-trunk base and knee-shaped leaves make them ideal for landscaping. Their foliage is bright green in spring, and they are deciduous.

Taxodium distichum is a southern species that barely make it into brothel territory. Its narrow trunk bases and wide knees make it an ideal species for planting in the bayou country.

The tree’s leaves are blue and silvery, and it grows slow and easily. It rarely grows more than ten feet and is commonly used as a novelty specimen plant. The Black Hills spruce is hardy and is native to the Midwest.

The bald cypress tree, the largest in Missouri, is one of the oldest trees in the state. It is one of the most valuable species for ship masts, and its tall straight trunks were prized during the colonial era.

It also contributed to the American Revolution, as the wood from Eastern white pine can be used to make a boat. This is a perfect specimen for your yard, but be sure to plant it in a protected area!



If you are looking for a low maintenance, evergreen plant that will survive in a sunny location and provide you with years of enjoyment for many years to come, take a look at the cute Bird’s Nest Spruce (Picea abies ‘Nidiformis’).

You can plant this low growing dwarf evergreen in your landscape and it will make a big visual impact.

If you are looking to add structure, texture, and year-round color to your landscape, you should consider using evergreens. This is true especially when it comes to Bird’s Nest Spruce.

A very tiny variety of Norway Spruce, this one remains petite throughout its life.

The tree presented a very distinctive look, characterized by its feathery, nodding branches that were arranged to fall gracefully.

First the nicely shaped branches begin to grow out, and then they begin to grow up. As you observe this plant grow taller on the outside than it does at the center, you will be amazed. In my opinion, this is a terrific name, as it boasts a decorative appearance that really does resemble the nest of a bird!


Schrenks Spruce


In terms of evergreen accents for large properties, the Shrencks Spruce (Picea schrenkiana’) is one of the world’s finest options.

These impressive trees are known in China as xueling yunshan and grow tall, with massive trunks, as they soar high in the skies.

Ancient forests can be found along the border between China and Kazakhstan, and these forests rival California Redwoods for their aura of grandeur.

It is true that their height is reduced in cultivation compared to wild-grown trees…but their dignity remains as it always was.

Despite its narrow, pyramidal form and the fact that its branches are concealed in pendulous branchlets, the Schmidt’s Spruce has a very distinctive appearance.

In addition to the stately appearance, the trees are enhanced by their long, purple-brown cones that hang downward after they have reached maturity.


Lutz Spruce


Since the operation of our company has been enjoying great success, we are pleased to announce that as of today, we have selected a supplier who will be able to supply us with high-quality Lutz Spruce trees (Picea x lutzii).

There are plans for the planting of a number of trees around the country as part of an effort to replace critical habitats along coastal and inland transition zones.

There are natural hybrids between Sitka Spruce and White Spruce that occur in the area where the native ranges of the two parents overlap each other.

Among these varieties of plants crossed by Lutz are nothospecies types, which give them the distinct advantage of health and vigor.

Lutz Spruce is tall, narrow, and elegant, and it has pointed, blue-gray needles that are softer than those of coastal Sitka.

The branches are generally symmetrical, though most of them are downturned and are gathered around a strong central leader.


Bruns Weeping Serbian Spruce


A special selection of Serbian Spruce stands out from any landscape when it comes to symmetry.

It has strongly downturned, slightly twisted branches as well as a slim profile that makes it stand out among other trees.

During the year, it can be thought of as a living garden sculpture that remains relevant and fresh throughout the year.

As a tree with its incredibly showy, short needles that are green on top and silvery-blue underneath, the Bruns Weeping Serbian Spruce (Picea omorika ‘Pendula Bruns’) is certainly one of the more striking evergreens.

You will be able to see glimpses of both colors in a spectacular display as you bend each branch as you will be able to see both colors in a spectacular display as the branches bend.

As you can see, this is not your average cookie-cutter tree with a stable form. Instead, this tree has a unique twist to it that makes it an entirely unique specimen.

There is something very beautiful about how the branch structure shows off the two-toned coloration of the short needles of this plant.

As the tree grows to maturity, these tightly clasped, downturned branches may even grow into a beautiful “skirt” around the base of the tree.

I was captivated by Bruns Weeping Serbian Spruce easily, as it captured the hearts of an adoring audience of raving fans.

Despite its spire-like appearance, these trees are adored for their freeform, whimsical branches that are gathered around a strong central leader.


Papoose Sitka Spruce


Certainly we understand that if you want to take good care of your new Papoose Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis ‘Papoose’), we will accommodate you.

From its diminutive size to its fluffy texture, to its fluffy new growth that is soft as a kitten, it’s all just so cute! Don’t hesitate to get your hands on one!

If several Papoose Sitka Spruce trees were planted together in a Japanese Zen garden, the tree would serve as a symbol of the concept of “family” in an Asian-style setting.

Alternatively, you can use a single specimen as the focal point of your own Meditative Garden.

You can use it as a modern foundation planting to soften the look of your house, but keep it low enough that it will require little maintenance over time.

It could also be used to anchor a garden bed. If you want to create a beautiful landscape design for your front yard or backyard, then you can start by incorporating these tiny trees.

You can also combine them with groundcovers for an easy Asian flare. If you are planting Azalea shrubs, use it as a subtle highlight for the bright bloom of your plants.

The overall profile for this company is a globe-shape, with extremely slow growth. Each little branch, regardless of how chubby, ends in a sweet ball of blue-green needles. As it grows in the landscape, it eventually grows into a rounded mound after ten years. I hope you enjoy it!



The Colorado Blue Spruce is one of the best-looking evergreen accent trees, but its height does not suit everyone.

As a fantastic option for today’s smaller yards, Baker’s Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens Bakeri’) is compact and easy to care for.

It’s great to have a Blue Spruce in the yard and this improved variety is ideal for everyone.

It comes in a bold blue color and it has geometric precision. This dwarf Blue Spruce has the right shape to fit even in narrow spaces thanks to its perfect pyramid shape.

Decorative living Christmas trees from Baker’s Blue are perfect for decorating every year.

Baker’s Blue Spruce trees are characterized by their longer, blue needles and rich, blue color. Silvery-blue needles provide a stunning visual relief, and go well with many other plants.

Our expert growers ensure the plants have the same form and color. Several trees can be planted to create a formal focal point, or a single tree can be planted as a magnificent specimen accent.

With symmetrically tiered branches and a strong profile, Baker’s Blue will add a critical sense of structure to your landscape design.

There will be no shortage of people who love this tree. Spruce trees provide wonderful nesting locations for songbirds in the area.