Fat Albert Spruce

Fat Albert Spruce

Picea pungens glauca 'Fat Albert'

$149.00$259.00 + GST

A slow-growing smaller version of a Colorado blue spruce. Retains its powder blue colour with age. A dense, compact tree with a broad based form giving it a rounded appearance, defined by its strong central leader. An ideal size for smaller home landscapes. Extremely hardy and rugged. Deer do not particularly care for this plant and will leave it alone in favor of other tasty treats.

TYPE Coniferous Tree SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 30 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 15 ft FLOWER Produces Cones
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Picea pungens glauca 'Fat Albert'
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Size:

Medium size tree

Growth Rate:

Slow growth rate

Canopy:

Typically has a low canopy

Coniferous:

Blue needles year round

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Other:

A 4-season tree

Winter:

Provides winter interest

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

#5 Pot, #10 Pot, #20 Pot

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