A picture of a Colorado spruce

Colorado spruce

Picea pungens

Also known as

Blue spruce, Spruce

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15m

Max

5m

12m

Min

4m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Colorado spruce Overview

This species is s vigorous and hardy spruce which produces sharp stiff needles that are green to bluish green. The cones are 3-4 inches long.

Common problems with Colorado spruce

How to propagate Colorado spruce

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings in autumn.

Seed

Grafting

Grafting.

Other uses of Colorado spruce

Specimen. Year-round interest.