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PlantFiles: Colorado Spruce, Blue Spruce
Picea pungens 'Jack Corbet'

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Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Picea (PY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: pungens (PUN-gens) (Info)
Cultivar: Jack Corbet

Category:
Shrubs
Conifers

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction

Bloom Color:
Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:
N/A

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive conifers On Mar 9, 2006, conifers from Rock Island, IL (Zone 5b) wrote:

A globular blue form growing 3"-6" per year depending on conditions, locality, and rootstock vigor.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Rock Island, Illinois



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