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Colorado Blue Spruce

Versatile evergreen tree makes an excellent focal point in the landscape. Also creates effective hedging or windbreak, and appealing when grouped. Combine with flowering trees, maples or birch. Deer resistant. Prefers moist, well-drained, neutral to acid (sour) soil.

Companion Plants

Heavenly Bamboo

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry


Plant Details

  • Common name

    Colorado Blue Spruce

  • Botanical name

    Picea pungens

  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 3 (-40°F) to USDA Zone 7 (0°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    35-50' (11-16 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water


  • Bloom Time

    No Bloom

  • Maintenance

    Provide enough water in fall, before freeze

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Kendra V.'s collection