Colorado Spruce

Colorado Spruce

By Dave Powell, USDA Forest Service CC-BY-3.0-us (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/deed.en)

Colorado Spruce Picea pungens

This is a very popular evergreen tree in Colorado.  The spruce tree is known for its shape (sometimes perfect) conical shape.  The tree can be green, blue or silver.  These trees love water and grow fast.  Do not plant this tree too close to your house because you may have to prune it later.  This tree can reach 60′ and 25′ wide.  It may be planted up to 9,500 feet.

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