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Picea pungens



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Picea pungens
Colorado spruce

This medium to large narrow-pyramidal to broad-conical species is commonly represented in the trade by the glaucous blue forms that are overused in the landscape. In contrast, the foliage of the species is a rich medium to only slightly bluish green.

Habit:Narrow pyramidal to broad conical form with a straight central leader and stout, horizontal branching
Size:45-60' high
Color:Blue-green, with some cultivars strikingly blue
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 3a USDA
Habitat:Wyoming - New Mexico - Utah
Family:Pinaceae

 
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