In the wild, this tree often reaches 23 m (75′) in height – although in the home landscape, 15-20 m (50-66′) is a more typical height range. This tree is often used in the live potted Christmas tree trade. This evergreen is one of the most popular ornamental trees for the home landscape. Colorado Blue Spruce typically do best in full sun with a moist, fertile soil. This is another evergreen that deer rarely attempt to browse. 175 seeds/gram.
How to Grow
175 seeds/gram. Stratification of tree seed occurs naturally outdoors through the winter. Sowing tree seeds outdoors in the fall takes advantage of this natural effect. To stratify indoors, mix the seed with a moistened, sterile, peat based soil in a container, wrap in a ventilated bag, and place it in a refrigerator for 12 to 20 weeks. In the spring plant seeds into a sheltered spot outside to grow into seedlings. Transplant to permanent site when well rooted.