Norway Spruce

Norway Spruce at Cook Forest State Park, Pa - photo by Ed Frank

Norway Spruce cones and needles - photo by Ed Frank

Bark on a mature Norway Spruce tree - photo by Ed Frank

  • Norway Spruce "super divas" invasives or not!  It is funny how Norway Spruce kinda gets special treatment....(count me in as a fan, just trying to be objective.) They reproduce in the wild and it really does not bother many people. I personally love Norways and they are very important trees to the horticulture industry. But If they were not so handsome, never get really big I... more   Mar 3, 2010.
  • Honorary native tree - a possibility?: Norway spruce  ENTS, Here in North Syracuse Norway Spruce is one of the most commonly planted trees but nowhere is it very tall, possibly to a little over 90 ft. only. They are beautiful trees, and the oldest could be over 130 years old, and the largest are over 3 ft. dbh. I'm familiar with much larger NS in Cazenovia and Clinton. Cazenovia is in the hills of Madison County 25 miles southeast of here, and at Lorenzo State Historic Site is (or was? it's been many years since I've been there) the largest Spruce of any species I've ever seen - it stands in a lawn and is clothed with branches all the way to the ground - a plaque(?) said the tree was planted in 1845, and it was probably about 80 ft. tall but utterly massive.At or near Hamilton College in Clinton in Oneida County about 50 miles east of here I saw a Norway Spruce towering above all other trees; this was back in 2003 and at that time or earlier the AFA national champion Norway Spruce stood there - I think this was the tree and AFA said it was 120 ft. tall - it looked every bit that tall.... more
    By thomas howard  - Jan 10, 2010
  • Honorary native tree--a possibility?: Norway spruce  January 3, 2010
  • Norway Spruce
  • New Eastern Height Record April 2005
  • Big Norway Spruce Dec 2008