Hoop's Blue Spruce

Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'

SKU
06471
Outstanding evergreen tree, generally considered the bluest form. New growth is especially bright blue. Pyramidal form that holds stiff horizontal branches with dense silvery-blue needles.
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Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-see-a PUN-jenz
Average Size at MaturityFast growing to 30 to 50 ft. tall, 10 to 20 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasStunning and icy blue, this Rocky Mountain native is the ideal forest evergreen on large properties. Use to separate tall multistory buildings or to create shelterbelts and windbreaks. Tall enough to screen views from second or third story windows. Gorgeous in estate-sized forests of broadleaf and conifers, where it stands out against deciduous trees and a blanket of snow.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateFast
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Windbreak
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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