Montgomery Blue Spruce

Picea pungens 'Montgomery'

SKU
06472
An outstanding addition to the landscape! This very slow-growing dwarf conifer forms a dense, naturally symmetrical cone shape. Attractive, pointed gray-blue needles hold their color well, even in southern climates. A stunning low maintenance evergreen for use as an accent, in borders, or in rock garden plantings.
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Botanical PronunciationPY-see-a PUN-jenz
Average Size at MaturityVery slow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitConical
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic 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
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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; once established, may be watered deeply, less frequently. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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