Common Name: Colorado Spruce (Blue or Green)
Botanical Name: Picea pungens (Glauca)
Foliage: Blue or Green
Colorado Spruce trees can tolerate fully exposed conditions. They are often used for landscape or windbreaks. Their foliage is very dense; they work well for road side plantings. Colorado Spruce are a slow growing spruce, but are adaptable to both dry and moist soil conditions but should not be planted in standing water. The life expectancy of a Colorado Spruce is 80 years+.