• Overview
    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
  • Detail
    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
    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 & Lore
    History:
    This selection was discovered by Dick Bush in Aurora, Oregon.