Colorado Spruce Tree

Colorado Spruce Tree

Colorado Spruce Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Picea pungens
Hardiness Zones:   2 to 7a
Growth_Rate:   Slow to medium
Site Requirements:   Sun; prefers moist, well drained soil but tolerates a range of soil types
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Dense, narrow pyramidal with stiff horizontal branches
Height:   30 to 90
Weight:   10 to 20'
Leaf:   .75 to 1.3" blue-green to silver-green, 4 sided needles; prickly
Flower/Fruit:   2 to 4" cones
Comments:    More drought tolerant than other spruces; poor heat tolerance
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Click Here for Cultivar List