Picea pungens

Size: 60 to 100 feet high; 15 to 35 foot spread

Drought Resistance: Fair

Cold Hardiness: Excellent

Growth Rate: Slow

Life Span: Long

Elevational Range: Up to 9,500 feet

Soil Conditions: Tolerates alkaline well

Wildlife Value: High for song and ground birds, grouse, hoofed and small browsers

Misc: Native; Colorado's state tree


Please visit NRCS's fact sheet for more detailed information. 

Colorado Blue Spruce

  • Bare Root Plug Large Tube
    $34/lot $75/lot $82/lot
    25 per lot 50 per lot 30 per lot
    Not Applicable Approx. 8 cu. in. Approx. 16 cu. in.
    Top height 5"+ Top height 6"+ Top height 6"+


    Bare root seedlings come bundled in groups of 25, will be at least 5 inches or taller, and will not have soil surrounding the roots.


    Plug seedlings come in groups of 50, with a top height range of 6-15 inches, and are extracted from their container and packaged in cardboard boxes. 


    Large tube seedlings come boxed in groups of 30, will be at least 6 inches or taller, and will be individually packaged in a 7" x 2" tube.