Colorado Blue Spruce

Colorado Blue Spruce is a pyramidal growing conifer evergreen.  This dense evergreen is decorated with short stiff needles.  The needles are green to blue-green in color.  This evergreen is a great tree to install as a wind break or screen.  You may notice the tree attracting birds and other animals because of its year round foliage and density.  This evergreen is deer resistant which makes it a great fit for wooded areas.  Colorado Blue Spruce requires watering during prolonged periods of extreme heat and drought.

Colorado Blue Spruce

Colorado Blue Spruce

Colorado Blue Spruce

Picea Pungens ‘Glauca’

Plant Details

Flower Color- No flowers

Foliage Color- Green to blue-green

Zone- 2-8

Height- 40 feet to 60 feet tall

Spread- 10 feet to 20 feet wide

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- This evergreen is slow-growing and requires minimal maintenance once established.  This evergreen is a moderate grower.  The blue tone of the needles make a great impression in landscapes.  This evergreen tree is native to Rocky Mountain States.  Spring is the best time to prune this evergreen if necessary.

Other evergreen tree options.

  • Austrian Pine
  • Black Hills Spruce
  • Blue Form Eastern White Pine
  • Eastern White Pine
  • Norway Spruce
  • Serbian Spruce

Additional information on Colorado Blue Spruce trees.