Colorado Blue Spruce - PICEA PUNGENS ISELI FASTIGIATE - Chew Valley Trees
Add To My Plant List. An unmistakable tree for sure, featuring bright blue needles on a narrowly upright and columnar form, branches forking upwards at a sharp angle; best used as an accent, for adding dynamic interest to the skyline or for smaller home landscapes. Columnar Blue Colorado Spruce has attractive bluish-green foliage which emerges blue in spring. The needles are highly ornamental and remain bluish-green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
A distinctive Colorado spruce featuring bright blue needles and upward facing branches on a more narrow, columnar form than the species. New foliage emerges blue in spring. Rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Small tree with a very slender crown, 3 to 4 m. The crown stays columnar for a long time, eventually narrow ovoid. This American cultivar has very dense and regular branching. The lateral branches and twigs grow almost vertically upwards.