Picea pungens Glauca
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 60′ H X 30′ W
Bloom Time: Prized for Foliage
Description: A dense and compact spire-shaped evergreen accent tree with large stout branches and long, very pointy silvery-blue needles. Very showy and colorful. Extremely hardy and rugged.
Ornamental Features: Attractive blue foliage which emerges silvery blue in spring. The needles remain blue through the winter. Rough gray bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Landscape Attributes: Dense evergreen tree with a strong central leader. Distinctive and refined pyramidal form.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)