Growing Tips

Plant 4 to 8 feet apart to create an evergreen privacy fence. Dig the holes 1.5 to 2.0 feet larger than the rootball. Water in often for the first two weeks after plant and thereafter only in drought conditions. Virtually no maintenance for this tree.

Picea Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce

Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'

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Item # Picea Fat Albert

Colorado Blue Spruce Fat Albert is an improved version of the U.S. native. It features a more dense upright shape (cone), tighter branching, and a nicer steel blue needle color. It also does not grow as tall (typically only 15 feet) which makes it more appropriate for residential applications. The tree handles deer and drought well. It is best planted as a privacy screen or along borders or to add color as a specimen planting.  This offer is for a 1 Gallon Container.

Price: $49.99


Product Data

US Hardiness Zone: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
Mature Height: 10 to 15 feet
Mature Width: 7 to 10 feet
Characteristics: Easy to Grow, Evergreen, Year-round Interest, Native, Deer Resistant, Privacy Screening, Ornamental, Planters, Specimen, Hedge
Bloom Season:  
Bloom Color:
Foliage: Blue
Habit: Compact, Pyramidal, Upright
Season of Interest: Summer, Fall, Spring, Winter
Soil Tolerance: Clay, Normal, Loamy, Poor, Sandy
Restrictions: CA, AZ, OR, CAN, WA, PR, HI, CO, MT, AK, UT, ID, NV