Bush's Lace Engelmann Spruce
Picea engelmannii 'Bush's Lace'
Pronunciation: PY-see-a en-gel-MAH-nee-eye
|Description||A superb conifer for smaller gardens. Upright growing, with pendulous branches that create a gray-blue skirt around the base of the tree as it ages. The blue foliage and dramatic weeping habit produces a stunning presence in the landscape. Thrives in cool, moist climates. Better tolerance to spruce spider mites than other spruce species. 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 to 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide in 10 years; to 15 ft. tall with age.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen|
|Design Ideas||A striking accent conifer for smaller gardens.|
|Companion Plants||Spirea (Spiraea); Weigela (Weigela); Carpet Rose (Rosa); Sedge (Carex); Salvia (Salvia); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Provide deep, loamy, enriched, well-drained soil with consistent moisture. Thrives in cool, moist, acidic sites. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Prune only to remove weak or damaged stems.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-8
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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.