Baby Blue Spruce - Picea pungens 'Baby Blue'

A very intense blue coloured pyramidal shaped Spruce that has similar growth habit to regular Colorado's except fuller in branching and needle thickness. Requires no extra shearing to improve fullness. Drought tolerant and is very cold hardy. Seed grown.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Blue
Landscape Uses: 
Dry Areas
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Traditional
Xeriscape
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
50'+
Spread: 
20'+
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Pyramidal
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.9 (8 votes)

Prefers slightly acidic soil. If alkaline soil, top dress soil with aluminum sulfate to acidify soil and intensify the blue colour. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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