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bluespruce

Blue Spruce (Picea Pungens Glauca)

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  • For those who like something a little different!
  • Startling silver-blue to fresh green foliage and ridged branches
  • Particularly popular as a pot-grown or potted display tree
  • Highly perfumed (hence the Pungens name)
  • Very popular in Germany, where real candles are placed on the tree at Christmas
  • Sharp needles slightly longer than the Norway Spruce; not a family-friendly tree
  • Good needle retention
  • Available in sizes from 1.5 to 2m
Size
FirsPineSpruce
NordmannNobleFraserLodgepoleNorwayBlue
Needle Holding
(without water)
5 5 5 5 1 4
Needle Holding
(with water)
5 5 5 5 2 5
Firmness Branches 2 3 3 5 3 5
Fragrance 5 5 4 3 3 3
Needle softness 5 5 5 2 3 3
Cost 2 3 3 5 2 1