Name : White Spruce
Family : Pinaceae
Leaf : large four sided needles; arranged spirally on twigs; rounded tip ; green to blue-green in colour
Bark : thin; greyish-brown; very thin scales
Fruit : cones hanging towards the ground; oval-shaped; pointy
Uses : musical instruments ; construction ; pulpwood; timber
Did you know that the White Spruce is shallow rooted, making the tree very vulnerable to string winds?