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Common Name: Colorado Blue Spruce

Species Name: Picea pungens f. glauca

Family Name: Pinaceae





Plant Facts  
Origin North America
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Spider mite, spruce budworm and spruce gall aphid



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 30-foot diameter, 120-foot height
    • Leaves: Formed all around the stem, rigid, stout, incurved, 1 inch long, 4-sided with 6 stomatic lines on each side



Soil Preference Adapted to many soil conditions
USDA Cold Hardiness Zone
Notes Slow growing here in Stillwater where it is not well adapted to our hot summers


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