Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow growing, to 6 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide in 10 years; to 15 ft. tall with age.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Year-Round Interest
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Does not flower
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Plant type:Conifer
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:2
Growth habit:Pyramidal
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Slow growing, to 6 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide in 10 years; to 15 ft. tall with age.
Special features:Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Foliage color:Blue-green
Blooms:Does not flower
Design IdeasA striking accent conifer for smaller gardens.
Care Information
Thrives in the moist, acidic sites west of the Cascades Mountain range. Avoid very dry soils. Better pest tolerance to spruce spider mites than other Picea species.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
History:
This selection was discovered by Dick Bush in Aurora, Oregon.