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PICEA pungens 'Fat Albert'

Commonly known as Blue spruce, Colorado spruce

Bluish needles, scaly grey bark.
  • Evergreen
    Spiky, blue-grey needles 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    3m (10ft)
  • Conifer
  • Tree
    Dense, very regular, pyramidal small tree. Produces green cylindrical cones which ripen to pale brown
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun

PICEA pungens 'Fat Albert'

 
Not available until May 2024 -
£25.00  
Delivery Information Not available until May 2024
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    A dwarf conifer growing to about 3m (10ft) x 2.5m (8ft) in 20 years
    Pests & Diseases
    Red spider mites
    Place of origin
    USA. Southern Rocky Mountains from Wyoming to Colorado. Garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly conical
4m (13ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
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Biochar soil improver
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Slate Plant Labels
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