BREWER SPRUCE

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BREWER SPRUCE suitable for counties:
OREGON: Coos, Curry, Jackson, Josephine
CALIFORNIA: Del Norte, Humboldt, Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity

Brewer spruce belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is breweriana. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Brewer spruce has green foliage and bears red colored flowers. Brewer spruce booms in early summer.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Brewer spruce is a slow growing plant, a mature Brewer spruce can grow up to 100 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Red
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 100
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Early Summer
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Early Summer Commercial Availability : Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 61000
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Medium
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Red
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 25
Height, Mature (feet) : 100 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : None Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.6 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 110 Precipitation (Maximum) : 110
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13

BREWER SPRUCE GALLERY

Brewer spruce
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Trinity Co., Canyon Creek. July 26, 2001.
Brewer spruce
J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS NPDC. United States, CA, Trinity Co., Canyon Creek. July 26, 2001.
Brewer spruce
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, OR, Waldo.
Brewer spruce
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams.
Brewer spruce
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, CA, Happy Camp/Cave Junction Road. June 24, 2003.
Brewer spruce
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Siskiyou Mountains, Babyfoot Lake. June 26, 2003.
Brewer spruce
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, CA, Happy Camp/Cave Junction Road. June 24, 2003.
Brewer spruce
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, CA, Happy Camp/Cave Junction Road. June 24, 2003.
Brewer spruce
Susan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, CA, Happy Camp/Cave Junction Road. June 24, 2003.
Brewer spruce
A.K. Grebbin. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CA, Klamath National Forest. 1936.
Brewer spruce
G.B. Sudworth. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR.
Brewer spruce
G.B. Sudworth. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service.
Brewer spruce
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR.

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