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Colorado Blue Spruce

The Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea Pungens) is a medium-sized evergreen tree. It is a relatively slow growing tree. It can be used as an ornamental tree, a windbreak or a privacy screen. Zones 3-7, 60' Height, 10-20 Spread.

Colorado Blue Spruce Prices
5'
$115.00
6'
$125.00
7'
$135.00

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Description

The Colorado Blue Spruce is a medium-sized evergreen tree. It is a relatively slow growing tree. It can be used as an ornamental tree, a windbreak or a privacy screen. It is awesome silver blue-green in color.  A mature tree has a cylindrical shape.  The shoots are stout and orange brown.  The leaves are short and needle-like with a viciously sharp tip.  This evergreen produces pinecones.

The Colorado Blue Spruce can reach 80-90 feet in height. It can have a 10-20 foot spread in a landscape, but much wider in the wild.  It can have a trunk diameter of 5 feet and can live to 200 years old. It grows best in moist, nutrient-rich, and well drained soil. It is pretty resistant to drought, however, in dry weather, a young tree will need to be watered about once a week until it is established. It prefers full to partial shade and does not grow well in the shade.