Greenhouse Plug - Colorado Spruce
20 metres (60 feet+)
Appearance: Silver-blue to dull green needles, short, stiff and sharp. Pyrimidal form with horizontal branches.
Site and soils: Well-drained clay or clay-loam soils; tolerant of sandy soils provided adequate moisture levels. Will tolerate short drought periods, but not flooding. Prefers full sun; will grow more slowly in part shade. Does not perform well in unprotected sites.
Rural plantings: Inside row of multi-row shelterbelts, farmyards, wildlife cover (thermal and food).
Urban settings: Ornamental specimen or groupings.
Native to: Rocky Mountains, United States