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I think it has something to do with its sapp. or its a pineapple plant .

= Picea rubens Pinaceae =

The Red Spruce is best identified by its large broad crown, with right-angled branches, curving upward at the ends. The bark and twigs tend to be lighter than Black Spruce.

The wood is light, soft, narrow-ringed and faintly tinged with red. It is the most common species of eastern spruce lumber. Because of its resonance, it is especially adapted to sounding boards in Musical Instruments.

Shade Tolerance: Very high

Moisture Preference: High

Soil: Well-drained sandy loam

pH Level: Acid to neutral

Salt Tolerance: Moderate

Pollution Tolerance: Moderate

Hardiness Zone: 4b

Similar to the other spruces, it provides cover, food, and nesting sites for birds; bark, seeds, and needles for snowshoe hares, porcupines, and small mammals; and food for white-tail deer.

Red Spruce is the preferred tree for collecting and making spruce gum. Try this woodland novelty by collecting the sap, boiling it until completely dissolved, and pouring it on to a greased cookie sheet. Red Spruce is the provincial tree of Nova Scotia,Canada.

Red spruce attains maximum development in the higher parts of the southern Appalachian Mountains where the atmosphere is more humid and the rainfall heavier during the growing season than in other parts of its range.

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