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The Colorado Spruce can be expected to grow in Hardiness Zones 3–7.

Colorado Spruce

PICEA PUNGENS

The Colorado Spruce, AKA “Blue Spruce” is a broad, dense pyramidal tree with stiff, horizontal branches and short stiff needles.  Genetic and other factors contribute to a range of “blueness” among Colorado Spruces. Slow growth rate. Prefers full sun. Adaptable to a wide range of soil types but does best in moist well drained soils.  Popular as Christmas trees and ornamentals.

Height: 40 – 60′

Spread: 10 – 20′

Zone: 3 – 7

Shape: Broad dense pyramid

Foliage: Bluish-green