Red spruce (Picea rubens)
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Latin (scientific) name: Picea rubens
Common English name: Red spruce
French name: Épinette rouge
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The Red spruce is the official arboreal emblem of Nova Scotia.
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.