Dwarf Globe Blue Spruce
Picea pungens 'Globosa'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-see-a PUN-jenz glo-BOH-suh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slowly growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||This little beauty is like a shining sapphire in gardens of hardy green dwarf shrubs. Use it a single accent in Asian schemes or for contrast in gardens heavy in cool colors. Adds brightness to dark parts of the yard and makes a nice low hedge against an emerald lawn. However, its real value is as a simple specimen.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Windbreak, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly, Tolerates Road Salt|
|Watering Needs||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Switch Grass (Panicum); Weigela (Weigela); Speedwell (Veronica); Dwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Smoke Tree (Cotinus)|
Prefers humus-rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Prefers even moisture but can tolerate periodic drought when well-established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8