A conical evergreen tree with blue -grey foliage. Erect brown seed cones in the autumn. Ultimate height:- 2.5-4 metres.
Picea pungens glauca, commonly known as Colorado blue spruce, is an evergreen conifer that adds a touch of elegance to landscapes with its striking blue-gray needles. This coniferous tree is celebrated for its pyramid-shaped form, reaching impressive heights and displaying a dense canopy of needles that remain vibrant year-round. The unique bluish tint of its foliage sets it apart from other evergreens, creating a visually appealing contrast in gardens and forests. With its ability to endure harsh weather conditions and adapt to various soil types, Picea pungens glauca is a resilient and low-maintenance addition to gardens and urban landscapes alike. Its aesthetic appeal and adaptability make it a popular choice for both ornamental and functional purposes, providing not only visual delight but also contributing to the ecological balance as a steadfast evergreen presence.