Genus 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.
Details Picea Pungens ‘Globosa’ more commonly known as the Colorado Spruce is a low growing compact conifer. This striking variety has silvery blue pine needles and as an evergreen conifer it looks spectacular alongside red foliaged plants such as Nandina Domestica or Acer Bloodgood. 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 needles. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 1m. Ultimate Spread: 0.5m. Growth Rate: 20 - 50 years. Special Attributes: Perfect for rock gardens.