A stiffly pyramidal evergreen with a height of 50-100+’ and width of 20-30’.  Growth rate is slow.  Needles are 1-1 ½” long with very sharp tips.  Color range from green to silver-blue.  Prefers well drained, moist soils, but will tolerate dry conditions.  Susceptible to several diseases including Rhizosphaera needle cast.

*Age Key on Conifers: TP indicates 'Transplants' where seedlings have been lifted & spaced into transplant beds - number indicated years in seedling bed, then transplant bed; so a '2-3 TP' is a 5 year old TransPlant.

Spruce, Colorado Blue - 7"-15" / 2-2TP*