Picea pungens ‘Hoopsii’
Features & Specs
Max Elevation: 8,000 ft.
Hardiness: Zones 2-7
Mature Height x Spread: 30′ x 20′
Growth Rate: Moderate
Foliage: The bluest of the Colorado Spruce cultivars with even bluer new foliage. Overall shape of this tree is irregularly pyramidal with a compact structure. Cones are attractive and emerge a deep pink/purple color.
Specimen, Screening, Winter Interest, Wind/Sound Barrier
Tolerates: Deer, Rabbits, Drought, Air Pollution
Planting & Maintenance
Sun: Full sun to light shade
Soil: Amend soil when planting
Water: All new plant material needs regular watering – see our Post Planting Guide.
Special Considerations: Soil should not be allowed to dry out until tree is fully established. This spruce is native to the Rocky Mountains and can grow very tall in ideal, native conditions.
Maintenance: Pruning is not recommended. If branches are troublesome, prune selectively