Iseli Fastigiate Colorado Spruce
Picea pungens 'Iseli fastigiate'
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PI-see-a PUN-jenz|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 40 ft. tall, 10 ft. wide, with age.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, 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 regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Fountain Grass (Pennisetum); Salvia (Salvia); Potentilla (Potentilla); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Smoke Tree (Cotinus)|
Prefers humus-rich, slightly acidic, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers consistent moisture but can tolerate periodic drought; avoid soggy soils. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-7