Picea pungens glauca

Common Name: Spruce, Colorado Blue


This very popular evergreen conifer has a pyramidal form. A handsome tree with rigid tiered branches densely covered with stiff gray-blue needles. Use for accent, windbreak or tall screen.


Height:

30-45 ft

Spread:

10-20 ft

Hardiness Zone:

3 - 7

Spruce, Colorado Blue Growing and Maintenance Tips

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.


Picea pungens glauca Characteristics

Attributes

  • Evergreen

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Birds