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Order: Pinales
   Family: Pinaceae
            Genus: Picea
                        Specie: pungens

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Gray bark; stiff, needle-like, blue-green leaves

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens Specimen tree Windbreaks

Zones: 2-8

Description: This evergreen pyramidal conifer from the west coast of the USA reaches 100 ft (30 m) in height. The stiff needle-like leaves on horizontal branches are blue-green and sharp, and the bark is gray. Most sought after is the steel blue-foliaged form known as

Growth Habit: Pyramidal habit

Comments: Blue-foliaged forms available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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