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Picea pungens 'Procumbens'

More About Picea pungens 'Procumbens'

  • Dwarf, irregular, prostrate habit
  • Sharp needles are powder-blue year round
  • Cascading branches, sometimes staying stiffly horizontal
  • A great specimen for planting on slopes

Zone:

3

Height:

40-50 cm

Spread:

125-175 cm
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Procumbens Blue Spruce Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant can be used as a mounding ground cover and is effective when draped over a rock wall or slope. Full sun to partial shade in a deep, moist, well-drained, neutral to acidic soil are favoured by this plant. 


Picea pungens 'Procumbens' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Prostrate
Spreading

Foliage Color

Blue

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Picea pungens 'Procumbens'

Picea abies 'Formanek'

Picea abies 'Formanek'

Formanek Norway spruce

Pinus strobus 'Prostrata'

Pinus strobus 'Prostrata'

Prostrate Eastern White Pine

Picea pungens 'Dietz Prostrate'

Picea pungens 'Dietz Prostrate'

Dietz Prostrate Blue Spruce