A Norway spruce, an evergreen known for its rapid growth, can grow 2 to 3 feet in one year. They can grow to 100 feet tall and up to 40 feet wide. That they grow rapidly and cover a wide area makes them a popular choice for landscapers and those desiring a privacy hedge or wind barrier around their yards. Planting a Norway spruce requires a few basic steps.
Dig a hole for your Norway spruce with the shovel. Make the hole twice as high and twice as wide as the root system.
Pour water into the hole and allow it to soak into the ground.
Gently spread out the roots in the hole and completely cover them with dirt. To do this effectively, pour dirt into the hole on top of the roots and then gently pack down the dirt. When the hole is half full of dirt, pour in water and allow it to soak down.
Continue covering up the roots to 1 inch of the stem.
Pack the dirt down firmly one final time.