Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce
Blue Spruce

Blue Spruce

Regular price $8.00

The Blue Spruce is also sometimes called the Colorado Blue Spruce. The Navajo and Keres Native Americans presented gifts of twigs to bring good fortune. The foliage has the ability to withstand temperature extremes. The tree forms a pyramid shape with branches growing horizontally to the ground. The botanical name pungens refers to the sharply pointed needles.

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Growth Rate Slow growing, less than 1 ft per year
Mature Size 80-100 ft tall, 1-2 ft trunk diameter
Soil Loam, clay; rich, moist soil
Light Full sunlight, not tolerant of shade
Leaves ¾ to 1 ¼ inch needles, individually grown on raised woody pegs off the branches
Cones 4 inches long
Deer Browse Risk Low
Benefits Used for wildlife cover, providing protected nests for native songbirds due to prickly branches. Because of cold hardiness, symmetrical form and waxy, blue hued foliage it is often used in ornamental and general landscapes. Also used as in windbreaks and Christmas trees.

Please note that trees, shrubs, packets, and products will not be delivered by mail. Your order will be batched together and made available for pickup at a specified and location.

During Checkout please choose one of the the following locations and dates:

  • April 13 & 14 at the Sanilac County Fairgrounds
    • 171 Dawson St.,Sandusky, MI
  • April 20 &21 at the Goodells County Park.
    • Goodells, MI
    • Use the M-21 entrance at the north end of the park
  • April 24 & 25 at the Armada Fairgrounds
    • 74280 Fair St.,Armada, MI

Trees/Plants are primarily sold as Bare Root Stock. District Liability ceases when orders are picked up. Seller is not liable for improper handling or planting of plants after consumer has possession. The Blue Water CD is not liable nor guarantees survivability.