Baby Blue Spruce

Picea pungens ‘Baby Blue’

Plant Type- Evergreen Tree

Flower Color- No flowers

Foliage Color- Blue-green

Growth Habit- Pyramidal Upright

Growth Rate- Slow

Zone- 3-7

Height- 15 feet to 20 feet tall

Spread- 10 feet to 15 feet wide

Light- Part shade to full sun

Details- This evergreen is slow-growing and requires minimal maintenance once established.  This spruce is a dwarf variety and will grow about half the size of a traditional Colorado Blue Spruce.   Baby Blue Spruce makes an excellent wind break or a stand-alone tree specimen. Known for its hardiness and adaptability to many environmental conditions, this tree requires little maintenance.

Pruning-  Pruning should only be done to remove dead or infected areas of the tree.  This tree can be shaped when it is young to encourage uniform growth as it matures.

Other evergreen tree options.

  • Austrian Pine
  • Blue Form Eastern White Pine
  • Colorado Spruce
  • Eastern White Pine
  • Norway Spruce
  • Serbian Spruce