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Picea pungens

Picea pungens - Colorado Spruce

More About Picea pungens

  • Medium to large, narrow, pyramidal conifer
  • Needles on horizontal branching are green to silver-blue year round
  • Lends itself to both specimen or group plantings

Zone:

2

Height:

15-18 m

Spread:

4-6 m
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Colorado Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

An excellent evergreen for large lawns, parks, or woodland areas and providing an effective screen or windbreak in cold northern climates.


Picea pungens Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

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