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Campus Gardens

Picea pungens f. glauca
Colorado Blue Spruce
Family: Pinacae

Upright pyramidal growth when young, becomes conical with age as lower branches droop. Typically reaching 50' tall by 20' wide at maturity. Evergreen needles growing to 1.25" evenly distributed around the stem. Cones are light green when young and grow to 3" and become brown or tan with maturity. Has a symmetrical shape, which is displayed from top to bottom with bright blue or silver-blue foliage. Used as specimen or focal point tree in lawns and can also be used as a visual screen. Hardy in zones 2-7. Can be found in the north end of campus.

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