Colorado Blue Spruce

SPRUCE: Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens glauca)
Size Grows to 100’
Characteristics Stiff silvery-blue to blue-green needles, 1 inch long.
Growing Conditions Will tolerate dry, windy, and exposed sites. Will tolerate clay soils.
Hardiness Zones Zone 2-7
Uses Most popular ornamental spruce. Good for ornamental, colorful screen, or windbreak. Commands premium price as a live or fresh-cut Christmas tree.

 

Picea Pungens Glauca - photo by Takkk on Wikimedia Commons

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