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      Picea pungens forma glauca 'Islie Fastigate'
    Colorado Blue Spruce 'islie Fastigate'
       Evergreen Tree
    
HEIGHT:10 - 15 feet
SPREAD:3 - 5 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Looks like a fat steel-blue cigar.
LIMITATIONS:May be slow to get established; susceptible to spider mites; needles sharp to the touch; pesticides and anti-transpirants dissolve bluish color on needles; needles on newly planted trees turn purplish brown when dry and under stress. Does not do well near busy roadways or in southeast Alaska; often dies to snowline in the interior.
HARDINESS:SC (Zone 2-3)
ORIGIN:Rocky Mountains, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Wyoming
CULTIVARS:There are many cultivars of Picea pungens glauca. See other entries under Evergreen Trees and Evergreen Shrubs.
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The information for this Evergreen Tree (357) was last updated on: 2014-03-04 18:50:41
      
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