Picea engelmannii 'Mexicana'
The spruces are evergreen trees with a single trunk and regular annual tiers of horizontal branches forming a narrow to conical crown. They are found across the northern hemisphere, as a major constituent of the boreal forest above and below the Arctic Circle southwards down the main mountain chains of Europe, North America and Asia.
Picea engelmannii 'Mexicana' is a medium-sized to large evergreen tree, with an overall pyramidal habit with dark blue spiky needles. A really beautiful specimen tree. Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery,
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage Colour: Green - blue needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre.
Ultimate Height: 12m.
Ultimate Spread: 1.5m.
Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years.
Special Attributes: A rare cultivated tree and listed as endangered in the wild.