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Picea pungens

Common Name(s):
Colorado spruce
Cultivar(s):
Foxtail (heat resistant), Compacta (Dwarf spruce shrub), Fat Albert (spruce shrub), Mission Blue (spruce shrub)
Category:
Trees
Comment:

More drought tolerant than other spruces; poor heat tolerance. Learn more about these Picea pungens shrub Cultivars: 'Compacta', 'Fat Albert', and 'Mission Blue'.

Height:
30-90 ft.
Flower:
2 to 4 in. cones
Zones:
2-7a
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; prefers moist, well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Dense, narrow pyramidal with stiff horizontal branches
Width:
10-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow to moderate
Leaf:
0.75-1.3 in. blue-green to silver-green, 4-sided needles; prickly
Tags:
TSC, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 2079

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