Picea pungens ‘Glauca’

Botanical Name: Picea pungens ‘Glauca’

Phonetic: Pie-KEY-uh (Pie-SEE-uh) pun-genz

Common Name(s): Colorado Blue Spruce

Family: Pinaceae
Origin: Southern Rocky Mountains
Plant Type: Needle tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Needles
Number of Leaflets: –
Leaf Color: Intense blue to silver-blue
Fall Color: –
Texture: Bold
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Non-flowering
Flower Color(s): Non-flowering

Exposure: Full sun to part sun
USDA: 2-7
Climate Zone(s):
Growth Rate: Slow
Height: 50 Feet (mature)
Spread: 20 Feet (mature)
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, needle cast, canker, rust, aphids, scale, budworms, bagworms, spider mite
Soil: Average, acidic, medium moisture, well-drained soils
Features: Narrow, pyramidal conifer with horizontal branching, cylindrical light brown cones, drought tolerant
Uses: Landscape specimen, house foundations, visual screen

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