Norway Spruce growing in landscape
Norway Spruce potted tree on white
Norway Spruce closeup of evergreen foliage
Norway Spruce in landscape
Norway Spruce evergreen foliage on white
Norway Spruce growing in landscape
Norway Spruce potted tree on white
Norway Spruce closeup of evergreen foliage
Norway Spruce in landscape
Norway Spruce evergreen foliage on white

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 2-7
  • Mature Height: 80' tall
  • Mature Width: 30' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Spacing: 30-40'



  • Hand Selected, Fresh from the Grower
  • Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box

Big Norway Spruce

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Picea abies

Regular price $1,999.00
In Stock - Ships in 2 to 3 weeks
Shipping included
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Why the Big Norway Spruce?

If your home sits on a large property and feels too exposed to the road, Norway Spruce will give you some welcome privacy.  A row of these large, fast-growing evergreen trees will quickly create a living green wall that quiets traffic noise and blocks glare from headlights.  Easy to grow, cold-hardy, drought-tolerant, and never needing pruning, this popular conifer is a smart,no-fuss solution.  The only maintenance you may choose to perform on your Norway Spruce tree is to add some lights at Christmas and gather some branches and cones for wreath-making.  Songbirds, squirrels, and other small animals also appreciate the food and shelter this stately conifer provides.

This tree has been grown in the U.S. for so long that you might have thought it was native, but in fact, it has been bringing greenery into bleak Scandinavian winters for much longer than it has here.  Its wood is used for lumber, and the tree itself is used in shelterbelts and is also used—more famously—as a Christmas tree.  The tree decorated in Rockefeller Plaza each year is almost always a Norway Spruce.  After the holidays, it is sawn into lumber to use in building a Habitat for Humanity house.

How to use in the landscape?

A very graceful evergreen indeed! Branches are somewhat horizontal with pendulous "branchlets" creating a weeping effect. Norway Spruce have dark green needles and produce 3-6" brown cones. Trees at first have an upright pyramidal shape but later take on a more conical habit. An excellent choice for a specimen, windbreak or screen.

Why Bower & Branch?

At Bower & Branch, it’s our job to know and grow trees… especially big trees.

- Trusted, Experienced Growers

- Trusted, Knowledgeable Expertise

- Trusted Brand of Quality Trees Across the United States

We do the hard part. Our trees and plants are grown and cared for by only the best, local growers for years before they find their forever home in your landscape. Bower & Branch is known for having hard-to-find, substantial sizes and selection. The quality of our trees and plants are consistent in health and vigor—always ready for immediate impact in your garden and instant curb appeal. We never rush our trees to reach a ‘grade size.’ Our trees are grown for quality height, vigor, health and age.

We believe in empowering homeowners with the truth about strong, healthy and structurally sound plants that are grown to perform in the ground after they leave the nursery for home delivery, always fresh inventory from the grower.

Growth Facts

    Hardiness Zone: 2-7

    Mature Height: 80' tall

    Mature Width: 30' wide

    Exposure: Full Sun

    Spacing: 30-40' apart

How To Plant

Norway Spruce is a common sight in the Eastern U.S., and with good reason.  It is a fast growing tree (putting on as much as two to three feet of new growth per year) that transplants easily, sails through drought, and has no mortal enemies of an insect nature or otherwise.  It casts a dense shade and takes up quite a bit of room, so think long-term when choosing a planting site.  This is the go-to plant for homeowners with spacious front yards wanting quick privacy.

How To Water

Norway Spruce will appreciate watering deeply, and regularly during its first few years in the ground. Irrigate weekly, and especially during long dry spells or extreme heat after it’s established.

How To Fertilize

Incorporate Elements Starter Plant food granular form into the soil when planting. If planting in spring or summer, start fertilizing late fall using Elements Starter Plant food granular form on an annual basis each late fall. Continue this for the first three years to get your plant well established.

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 2-7


How Does Shipping Work?

Bower & Branch Trees, the real BIG trees, don’t fit in a box! Our large trees require expert delivery and care, that means our large trees are shipped on Bower & Branch trucks. We are the only ones who know how to ship our big and bigger trees and plants with tender loving care.

We deliver your trees and plants directly to your driveway or curbside! Ask Bower & Branch about planting services and rates – we'd be happy to assist in installation.

*Big trees, Size XL (A) and bigger, will take approximately 2 to 4 weeks days to be delivered. - Sizes large (AA) and smaller (Treelings) will be shipped directly to your home by a local common carrier in a plant-safe box.

How Does Sizing Work?

The size of our trees have nothing to do with the container size like you may find elsewhere–big doesn't mean just height - it’s also vigor, age, and overall health.. Other online retailers are going to tell you that a plant is a seven gallon, that means nothing to your tree or plant (or you.)

Our trees for sale online are graded on large, x-large, and even bigger sizes. This is because our trees are sized by their age—the higher the letter, the more mature the tree. The age determines the trees’ overall height, size of the trunk and the overall branch density.

All of these characteristics are what you should be looking for when choosing a tree for immediate impact and instant curb appeal. Our extra-large tree and plant sizes are sure to wow you and your neighbors!

See the size guides below.

How Trees are Shipped
Size 4XL D Trees Size 3XL C Trees Size 2XL B Trees Size XL A Trees Size LARGE AA Trees

Our Guarantees


Bower & Branch guarantees customer satisfaction within all product groups and sizes. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the product or experience, you have 90 days from the original date of purchase to request a replacement of the purchased product(s).


Reach out to a Plant Whisperer:

- Email: plantwhisperers@bowerandbranch.com

- Phone: 866-873-3888

- Or via Online Chat


Bower & Branch offers a Three-Year Tree Guarantee on all of our trees, sizes X-Large (A) and up. Only the finest and the most experienced growers are awarded the opportunity to grow for Bower & Branch, so we offer the best guarantee available.

If your tree(s) should fail for any reason during the three-year guarantee period, you will receive an online gift card in the amount that you originally spent on the tree.* You can then use this online gift card for any Bower & Branch Purchase.

* Bower & Branch provides online gift cards in the amount of the original purchase price of the tree(s). The amount does not include any additional costs such as delivery, planting, tax, or any other products or services. Online gift cards can be applied towards any Bower & Branch purchase on BowerandBranch.com and have no expiration dates. Bower & Branch does not guarantee tree replacement or availability of any desired product at any time. Cash refunds are not offered. Bower & Branch requires that all original tags and receipts are present when a guarantee request is initiated. The Bower & Branch Three-Year Guarantee only applies to plant material that has been planted in the ground. Container plantings are NOT covered.

At Bower & Branch, we do our best to honor all guarantee fulfillment requests to ensure customer satisfaction. However, we reserve the right to refuse the request if the required guarantee steps were not satisfied. Bower & Branch also reserves the right to deny any guarantee fulfillment request that is made as a result of animal damage, problems with plant hardiness and zone issues, or acts of nature (snow storms, hurricanes, and similar).

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