1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

Colorado blue spruce

Picea pungens assorted hybrids

Zone 2 – 6
Mature Height:

pungens ‘Glauca Fastigiate’ (columnar blue) Narrow growing spruce with striking blue coloring. Useful evergreen for areas where horizontal space is limited but height is desired. Slowly grows to 30-35’ tall and 6–10’ wide.

p. ‘Glauca Slenderina® Pendula’ (weeping blue) A weeping form of Colorado blue spruce, which is more narrow and blue than other varieties. Introduced by Eshraghi Nursery.

p. glauca ‘Fat Albert’ (dwarf Colorado blue) Dense, broad, upright pyramidal shape, closely-spaced, ascending branches and silver-blue needle color. Grows about 12” per year to 10-15’ tall, typically 10’ by 7’ in about 10 years. Oblong 2-4” long cones are greenish when young and mature to light brown. Zone 3 cold hardy.

p. ‘Bakeri’ (Colorado blue) Grows to be about 30’ tall at maturity, with a spread of 18’ at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more. Dense, silver-blue needles. Will not tolerate any standing water.

p. ‘Hoopsi’ (Colorado blue) Dense, pyramidal cultivar noted for excellent silvery-blue color. Typically grows to 30-50’ tall and spreads to 15-20’. Pendulous seed cones emerge magenta-purple.

p. ‘Pendula’ (weeping blue spruce) Large weeping blue to green Spruce. Needs to be staked when young, or it will become a large groundcover. Picturesque as it ages and develops character. Grows as high as you stake it!