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HEIGHT:30 - 50 feet
SPREAD:15 - 30 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Pyramidal habit, branches silver gray and bend easily; bark is smooth and light grey in youth; 5 bluish-green needles per bundle, 1"-3" long; does well on rocky slopes; brown, resinous cones 3"-6" long; flexes under snow loads; adaptable species; prefers moist, well-drained soil but will grow on dry sites; full sun to partial shade.
LIMITATIONS:Susceptible to winter injury in interior Alaska; grows in Fairbanks in only the warmest locations.
HARDINESS:INT, SC, SE (Zone 3) .
ORIGIN:Canadian Rockies in the north to New Mexico at high elevations.
CULTIVARS:‘Vanderwolf's Pyramid’ Upright pyramidal form; ascending branches; twisted bluish needles; good vigor. ‘Extra Blue’ Upright and somewhat columnar tree with powdery blue needles.
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