Montgomery Spruce

Montgomery Spruce

Picea pungens ‘Montgomery’

Montgomery Spruce, small character evergreen tree
Montgomery Spruce

Features & Specs

Max Elevation: 8,000 ft.
Hardiness: Zone 3-7
Mature Height x Spread: 6′ x 4′
Shape: Short, compact evergreen, pyramidal in shape coming to a point at the top. Limbs to the ground.
Growth Rate: Slow
Foliage: Short needles. Light powdery blue color.
Bloom: Non-flowering


Uses

Specimen, Accent, Rock Gardens, Foundation Plantings, Low Screening Hedge or Border, Winter Interest

Tolerates: Deer, Rabbits, Drought, Air Pollution
Municipality Use:


Planting & Maintenance

Sun: Full sun, tolerates light shade
Soil: Amend soil when planting
Water: All new plant material needs regular watering – see our Plant Care Guide. Once established will tolerate long periods of drought and require little supplemental watering
Special Considerations: Don’t over water, don’t allow to become bone-dry while roots are establishing (1-3 years after planting).
Maintenance: Pruning is not recommended. If branches are troublesome, prune selectively.


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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.