Baker Spruce

Baker Spruce

Picea pungens ‘Bakeri’


Features & Specs

Max Elevation: 8,000 ft.
Hardiness:
Mature Height x Spread: 30′ x 10′
Growth Rate: Slow
Foliage: Prized for its very blue appearance with larger needles lending a unique color and texture to this specimen tree. Tends to be more blue than powder blue or silver.
Bloom: Non-flowering


Uses

Specimen, Accent, Screening, Winter Interest
Tolerates: Deer, Rabbits, Drought
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.

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