Fat Albert Spruce - Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'

Intense blue coloured foliage on perfectly shaped spruce. Strong pyramidal growth with dense branching habit. Excellent specimen or accent plant for the landscape or in Mass Planting. Introduced by Iseli Nursery. Named after the popular cartoon character.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Blue
Landscape Uses: 
Mass Planting
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
10-20'
Special Features: 
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Winter Interest
Growth Habits: 
Pyramidal
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.6 (5 votes)

Prefers slightly acidic soil. If alkaline soil, topdress 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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