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.
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.
Foliage color:Blue-green
Design IdeasA striking accent conifer for smaller gardens.
Care Information
Well adapted to the moist, acidic sites west of the Cascades Mountain range. Will do poorly on 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.