Hoopsii Spruce

Hoopsii Spruce

Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'

A blue accent tree, with a narrow, spear shape and dense, stout branches. Has a strong central leader and a irregular pyramidal form. The blue needles, which are long and pointy, are retained throughout the season. 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 8 ft FLOWER Produces Cones
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
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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

Applications:

Used for vertical accent

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

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