Blue Wonder Colorado Spruce
This Unique Gray-Blue will add a pop of color and texture to your landscape
- Extremely Easy Care
- Cool colors and uniform, pyramidal shape looks great in any yard
- Drought and Salt Tolerant and Deer Resistant
- Use as a windbreak or privacy screen
Blue Wonder Colorado Spruce stands out in a sea of green landscape plants. Its stunning gray-blue foliage offers a beautiful contrast to your landscape design as well as a deterrent to deer. Extremely cold-tolerant.
This spruce variety is very low maintenance and rarely requires pruning due to its natural cone, or ‘Christmas tree’, shape. This shape makes it perfect for wrapping lights around the Blue Wonder Spruces for the holiday season.
How Fast Does This Spruce Grow?
This evergreen is known to be a slow grower to a maturity height of 40-60 feet. Plant 12-15 feet apart to accomodate a 15-20 foot spread.
What Are Good Companion Plants For This Spruce?
Other large evergreens make perfect companion plants and diversify the look in the garden.
Where Should You Plant Your Spruce?
In a hole as deep as the root ball and twice as wide, pick a spot that has full sun exposure and acidic soil in grow zones 3-7.
The Blue Wonder Colorado Spruce is a hardy plant that does well in full and partial sun and in the extreme cold, and is salt tolerant. For a healthy start you will need to water regularly during first growing season . Water frequency can be reduced once established.
A few snips around the holidays yield lovely additions to your holiday arrangements for decorating your home! You’ll only have to trim dead or broken branches in the winter time, then you will need to feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
The Blue Wonder Colorado Spruce can be used as hedgerows and privacy screens in areas with limited space, making for an eye catching design that won’t impede into the neighbor’s yard. They also look great as stand alone trees and accent pieces. You will need to plant your Blue Wonders 10-20 ft. apart for a tight hedge row.
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|Soil Type||Acidic, Adaptable|
|Mature Height||40-60 Feet|
|Mature Width||15-20 Feet|