Hoop's Blue Spruce
Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.
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|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing to 30 to 50 ft. tall, 10 to 20 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Design Ideas||Stunning 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.|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Windbreak|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly in extreme heat for best performance. Requires less water once established.|
|Companion Plants||Beech (Fagus); Flowering Dogwood (Cornus); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Salvia (Salvia)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8