Baby Blue Eyes Spruce
Picea pungens 'Baby Blue Eyes'
Pronunciation: PY-see-a PUN-jenz
|Description||Slower growing than the native Colorado spruce, this semi-dwarf selection is useful for smaller landscapes and confined spaces. Dense, eye-catching silvery blue-green foliage holds its color well. Growing only a few inches per year, it develops a broad, pyramidal form. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing, 15 to 30 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen|
|Companion Plants||Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Potentilla (Potentilla); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Spirea (Spiraea)|
|Care||Provide well-drained, slightly acidic soil. Thrives in cool summer areas. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. May be watered deeply, less frequently when established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer in early spring.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.