Blue Spruce (Picea Pungens) is a slow growing coniferous evergreen trees know for its blue green color and hard needles.  Widely referred to as a Colorado Blue Spruce, the Blue Spruce tree’s native range is from Colorado to Wyoming in the Rocky Mountain Range.  It has been introduce all over the United States as a landscape tree, and today is one of the most popular trees currently being cultivated.   Blue Spruce can be used a single focal tree or in an evergreen screening or hedge.  When using in an evergreen screen we recomend planting them anywhere from 5 – 15 feet apart.

Growth Rate

  • Slow, 6″ – 12″ per year

Mature Height

  • 50 – 70 Ft in height and 10 – 20 Ft in width

Sun Preference

  • Full to most sun

Soil Requirements

  • Acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. It requires normal moisture with moderate tolerance to flooding and drought.

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