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Blue Spruce – Picea pungens

(30 seeds)

$4.35

Blue foliage makes for an unusual and attractive bonsai or a great hedge.

A conifer with very short needles, the Blue Spruce is a great tree for formal and informal upright bonsai styles as well as cascade and group planting.When pruning, pinch rather than trim the tips, and if you choose to wire it, exaggerate the bend as it does not set as well as most trees do.  
 

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A conifer with very short needles, the Blue Spruce is a great tree for formal and informal upright bonsai styles as well as cascade and group planting.When pruning, pinch rather than trim the tips, and if you choose to wire it, exaggerate the bend as it does not set as well as most trees do.  

Bonsai Location

Indoor or Outdoor

Bonsai Difficulty

Medium

Bonsai Styles

Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Group Planting

Bonsai Size

Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

In the Garden

The lovely blue foliage on this species makes for a great specimen plant or dense hedge. A large tree, it is best planted in large gardens or parks unless it is clipped as topiary or hedge.

Propagation

A tough tree with very deep roots, this tree is fairly drought tolerant and will grow in most soil types including clay soils. Well suited to either full sun or part shade the Blue Spruce will grow in all cool and temperate areas of Australia.

Common Name:Blue Spruce
Scientific Name:Picea pungens
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:10-15m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Silver
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Growing Information

In the Garden

The lovely blue foliage on this species makes for a great specimen plant or dense hedge. A large tree, it is best planted in large gardens or parks unless it is clipped as topiary or hedge.

Propagation

A tough tree with very deep roots, this tree is fairly drought tolerant and will grow in most soil types including clay soils. Well suited to either full sun or part shade the Blue Spruce will grow in all cool and temperate areas of Australia.

Product Details
Common Name:Blue Spruce
Scientific Name:Picea pungens
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 30
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate
Hardiness:1 (-15 to -10 °C)
Ideal Soil pH:Acidic
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sand
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Bonsai Location:Indoor or Outdoor
Bonsai Difficulty:Medium
Bonsai Styles:Cascade, Semi-cascade, Formal Upright, Informal Upright, Group Planting
Bonsai Size:Small (0-25cm), Medium (25-80cm), Large (80-200cm)
Tree Full Height:15-25m
Tree Full Width:10-15m
Foliage:Evergreen
Foliage Colour:Silver
Seasons Of Interest:Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
Climate:Cold Temperate, Warm Temperate

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