Globe Blue Spruce - Picea pungens 'Glauca Globosa' Pine Family (Pinaceae)
  • It is slow-growing and can get 3-5 feet tall and 5-6 feet wide
  • Globe blue spruce is a flat topped, conifer ornamental tree, prized for its blue needles
  • The rigid branches provide excellnt rain protection and nesting areas for birds
  • There are recorded globe spruces that are 600-800 years old. They’re in it for the long haul
  • Stiff, bristly, four-angled, green to blue-green to silver-blue needles (to 1.5″ long) point outward from the branches in all directions. Cylindrical light brown cones (to 4″ long) have flexible scales

Pro Tip: The Keres and Navajo tribes consider the blue spruce a significant good luck charm