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PlantFiles: Colorado Spruce, Blue Spruce
Picea pungens 'Montgomery'

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Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Picea (PY-see-uh) (Info)
Species: pungens (PUN-gens) (Info)
Cultivar: Montgomery
Additional cultivar information: (aka RH Montgomery)

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Category:
Shrubs
Conifers

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)
USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)
USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)
USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 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:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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2 positives
No neutrals
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Gracye On Jun 1, 2012, Gracye from Warrenton, VA wrote:

Bought mine last year, at the end of the growing season. The "tip" had been broken off, and it was horribly pot-bound, some needles underneath were brown and leaving the shrub FAST.
But, at the incredible price, and as the shrub "spoke to me," I bought it, and barely threw it into the ground.
This Spring, the shrub has spread, perked up toward the Heavens, and has lots of new growth -so pretty!

As it is right near the road, with traffic ripping by and salt hitting it in winter, still, this shrub has prevailed. I highly prize it, and recommend it greatly, especially for those who need blue! Give it room, its own patch. It'll give back.

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

One of the most common Dwarf Blue Spruces in the Nursery Trade. This plant will become a 3-6 foot tall plant depending on conditions, locality, and rootstock vigor in 10 years. It is almost as wide as it is tall. Often confused in the nursery trade as 'Globosa' which is a seperate cultivar all its own.

Regional...

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Parker, Colorado
Ashton, Illinois
Bolingbrook, Illinois
Rock Island, Illinois
Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Cleveland, Ohio
Salem, Oregon
Hanover, Pennsylvania
Lexington, Virginia
Warrenton, Virginia
Bainbridge Island, Washington



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