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Colorado Spruce

Botanical Name
Picea pungens
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 7(8)
Height
30 to 60 feet
Width
10 to 20 feet
Fruit
2-4" straw colored cones of scales with tattered margins
Light
Full sun
Soil
Moist, well drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap in spring or fall
  • Poor heat tolerance
  • More drought tolerant than other Spruce
  • Salt tolerant
Varieties
  • Picea pungens glauca - Colorado Blue Spruce, greater amount of blue-silver needles

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