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Baby Blue Colorado Spruce

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A stunningly beautiful and uniquely colored evergreen with sharp and pointy silvery-blue to nearly gray needles that retain their color well over the entire season; tolerates dry locations and some light shade which results in a richer blue color


Height: 20 feet

Spread: 10 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone: 2a

Other Names: Blue Colorado Spruce;Colorado Blue Spruce

Ornamental Features:

Baby Blue Eyes Spruce has attractive silvery blue foliage. The needles are ornamentally significant but remain silvery blue through the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes:

Baby Blue Eyes Spruce is a dense evergreen tree with a strong central leader and a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Baby Blue Eyes Spruce is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • General Garden Use
  • Accent
  • Vertical Accent

Plant Characteristics:

Baby Blue Eyes Spruce will grow to be about 20 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 80 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for xeriscaping or the moisture-conserving landscape. It is not particular as to soil type or pH, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments.

This is a selection of a native North American species.

Additional Information

SKU E1758-G