Blue Spruce Sapling Trees

Shade Full Sun, Partial Shade
Area Exposed Windy Areas
Soil Acidic, Wet
Type Evergreen, Screening
Ornamental Foliage

Picea pungens glauca

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Picea pungens Glauca: Bareroot Sapling Blue Spruce Trees

Blue Spruce is a natural variant of the Colorado spruce, being a medium-sized tree with blue tinted, grey-green needles. Especially beautiful by water, it also makes a good no drop Christmas tree. To 15m

See our other evergreens, our range of sapling trees and hedging, or our range of trees.

Delivery season: Spruces are delivered bareroot during late autumn and winter, approximately November-March inclusive.
Choosing a size: Small plants are cheaper and more forgiving of less than ideal aftercare, so they are best for a big planting project. If instant impact is your priority, or if you are only buying a few plants for ornamental use in a place where it is convenient to water them well in their first year, then you may as well use bigger ones. All our sapling trees are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots aren't measured).

Features:

  • Height: To 15m
  • Soil: Moist, slightly acidic
  • Silvery-grey foliage
  • Looks good beside water
  • Bareroot delivery only: November-March

Growing Blue Spruce

It is not fussy about soil, but will be most vigorous on rich, moist, slightly acidic sites. Good drought tolerance when established. Suitable for exposed, windy sites.

Did You Know?


It was first propagated in the UK from cuttings in 1877 by Anthony Waterer at Knap Hill nursery in Surrey.

Picea means spruce, pungens means sharp pointed, referring to the needles, and glauca is glaucous, referring to the waxy coating on the needles that gives them their distinctive colour.

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)

    £19.80

    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)

    £75.00

    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.


Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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