Baby Blue Eyes Spruce

Baby Blue Eyes Spruce

Picea pungens ‘Baby Blue Eyes’


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Features & Specs

Max Elevation: 8,000 ft.
Hardiness: -40 F
Mature Height x Spread: 18′ x 8′
Growth Rate: Slow to moderate
Foliage: Short blue needles. Often more powder blue towards outside and deep blue towards inside of the tree
Bloom: Non-flowering


Uses

Specimen, Accent, Screening, Naturalization, Winter Interest, Wind/Sound Barrier
Tolerates: Deer, Rabbits, Drought, Air Pollution
Municipality Use:


Planting & Maintenance

Sun: Full sun to part shade
Soil: Amend soil when planting
Water: All new plant material needs regular watering – see our Post Planting Guide. Once established will tolerate long periods of drought and require little supplemental watering
Special Considerations: Don’t over water
Maintenance: Pruning is not recommended. If branches are troublesome, prune selectively


Above information is brought to you by Silver Sage staff from personal experience and knowledge. This information is tailored specifically for growing conditions on the Front Range. Particular recommendations may vary depending on location and other planting situations.