Sparkler® Colorado Blue Spruce
Picea pungens var. glauca 'MonWal'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||PY-see-a PUN-jenz GLAW-ka|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 10 to 12 ft. tall in 10 years; up to 60 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide with age.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Privacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Companion Plants||Ninebark (Physocarpus); Switch Grass (Panicum); Potentilla (Potentilla); Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Salvia (Salvia)|
Prefers humus rich, well-drained soil. Water deeply at regular intervals during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 2-8