Picea mariana 'Wellspire' / Black Spruce

Humphrey Welch and Gordon Haddow state in The World Checklist of Cinifers .......... 'A flat, columnar form, foliage as the species. A good accent plant said to be only 3 ft. wide at base when 10 years old.'

This picture was taken in 2000 during the ACS tour of the Harper Collection at Hidden Lake Gardens in Michigan.
Photo by Ken Church
Picea mariana 'Wellspire' This photo was taken on 2/3/03 in Heartland Collection of Dwarf and Rare Conifers at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum in Clinton, IA. This plant was 13 years of age on the date.
Photo by Dax Herbst - Rock Island, IL