Colorado Spruce 'Globosa'

Picea pungens (Glauca Group) 'Globosa'

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A cultivar of the native spruce to Canada and the USA it is a popular choice for an ornamental tree around the world for it's dense horizontal branches and blue grey coloured needles as it is a slow growing evergreen conifer that makes a small shrub.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Fruiting time

Spring

Harvesting

Young trees are harvested for the Christmas tree trade

Special features

Origin

America, North, America

Natural climate

Cool, humid

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Sand, Clay

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Uses

Notes

A low maintenance tree that suits being planted in parks, large gardens and rockeries. It is also grown for the Christmas tree industry.

Personality

Family

Pinaceae

Scent

Mild

Problems

Can be attacked by adelgids, aphids and conifer red spider mites.
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