Picea pungens glauca
Plants of the Southwest

Picea pungens glauca

Blue Spruce

Blue Spruce grows at 8,000 - 11,500 ft. near Engelmann Spruce but it is more silvery and blue, has longer, sharper needles, bigger cones and grey bark. Hailed as the most beautiful evergreen, it has traveled the world. As a grown-up, it is drought tolerant at 7,000 ft., but at lower elevations give it extra water winter and summer. Plant out - no pretreatment needed. Zones 2-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 234567


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