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Sparkler® Colorado Blue Spruce

Picea pungens var. glauca 'MonWal'

SKU
03874
This distinctive new conifer heralds spring with bright yellow-gold new growth in stunning contrast to the mature blue-green foliage. Discovered by a Monrovia craftsman in Oregon, its handsome pyramidal form with a dense, slower growing habit is ideal for use as an evergreen accent, windbreak or tall screen.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-see-a PUN-jenz GLAW-ka
Average Size at MaturityReaches 10 to 12 ft. tall in 10 years; up to 60 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide with age.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleRustic
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer, Privacy Screen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsNinebark (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

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