Spruce ‘Colorado’


Beautiful evergreen tree, a must for the prairie landscape.


Picea pungens

Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 65′ high x 25′ wide
Tree Form: Pyramidal, spire-shaped
Foliage Color: Green to silvery blue
Growth Rate: Slow then Moderate once established
Uses: Specimen, shelter-belt, windbreak, and in mass plantings


Description: Our selection of this pioneer spruce has been used in the prairies since the early 1900’s and is native to the Rockies.  Its strong pyramidal shape and color make this a landscape favorite.  They tolerate a wide range of well-drained soils, but not standing water.


Ornamental Features: Attractive blue foliage which emerges silvery blue in spring. The needles remain blue through the winter. Rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.


Landscape Attributes: Dense evergreen tree with a strong central leader. Distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Extremely hardy and rugged.

Additional information


1 Gal, 10 gal, 10-11', 11-12', 12-13', 13-14', 14-15', 15 Gal, 15-16', 2 Gal, 20 Gal, 4-5', 5 Gal, 5-6', 6-7', 7 Gal, 7-8', 8-9', 9-10'