Colorado Blue Spruce

Colorado Blue Spruce

Picea pungens var. glauca

$35.00$289.00 + GST

A very popular, extremely hardy evergreen with large, dense branching, and a strong central leader. Makes an excellent windbreak. Covered with long silver-blue pointy needles. Far more reliable colour than other species. A tree of great beauty and colour. New growth emerges a brighter blue than existing needles. Rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape. Deer do not particularly care for this plant and will leave it alone in favor of other tasty treats. Aggressive root structure which will pull any available water and nutrients from surrounding soils.

TYPE Coniferous Tree SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 50 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 20 ft FLOWER Produces Cones
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Picea pungens var. glauca
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Size:

Large size tree

Growth Rate:

Slow initial growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a low canopy

Coniferous:

Blue needles year round

Seed Pods/Samaras:

Produces cones

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Great shade tree

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Screen/Hedge:

To create a screen/windbreak, Plant at a distance of 15 ft. center to center

Other:

A 4-season tree

Notes:

One of our best sellers

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Ornamental Features:

Aromatic

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Adaptable to both dry and moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Salt:

Able to handle environmental salt

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

When pruning is required it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season and remove any die back

Additional information

Pot Size

#2 Pot, #5 Pot, #25 Pot

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