Montgomery Blue Spruce
Picea pungens 'Montgomery'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-see-a PUN-jenz|
|Average Size at Maturity||Very slow growing; reaches 3 to 4 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Rock Garden, Specimen, 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 regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Dwarf Ninebark (Physocarpus); Potentilla (Potentilla); Speedwell (Veronica); Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Switch Grass (Panicum)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8