The Colorado blue spruce grows to a height of 50–75′ and a spread of 10–20′ at maturity Is considered a slow to medium rate grower, with growth increases of anywhere from less than 12″ to 24″ per year. Growing in acidic, loamy, moist, rich, sandy, well-drained and clay soils. It requires normal moisture with moderate tolerance to flooding and drought. Displays its unique silvery blue-green color year-round. Withstands wind better than most spruces due to a wide-spreading and moderately deep root system. Is a long-lived specimen. Features needles that are stiff, prickly and roughly 1–1½” in length. Provides privacy and a windbreak when planted in a row. Yields light brown, 3–4″ cones which hang downward on the branches and are concentrated in the upper crown.
Full sun is recommended.
Shipped bare-root 15-18″