Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow growing, 15 to 30 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Deer Resistant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
Botanical Pronunciation:PI-see-a PUN-jenz
Plant type:Tree, Conifer
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth habit:Pyramidal
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Slow growing, 15 to 30 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Silver-blue
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Garden styleContemporary, Rustic
Care Information
Provide rich, well drained soil. Thrives in cool summer areas. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Apply a general purpose fertilizer in early spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
History:
The species Picea pungens is native to the central Rocky Mountains from southern Montana and eastern Idaho south to New Mexico.This semi-dwarf cultivar was discovered in 1972, as a chance seedling in a cultivated group of grafted Picea pungens 'Moerheimii' trees by Verl Holden in his nursery in Silverton, Oregon (P.P. 5,457).