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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Tan
  • Brown
Bark Type*
  • Rough
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Low Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Fruit Type*
  • Non-Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Compact Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Slow
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Blue
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Blue
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Blue
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Blue
Leaf Type*
  • Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
  • Attracts Birds
Plant Type*
  • Tree
  • Conifer
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Well-Drained
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Moist
  • Tolerates High pH (Alkaline Soils)
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Winter
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Year-Round
Sun Exposure*
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Shade in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Prefers Dappled Shade in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Shade in Southern States
Uses*
  • Mass Planting
  • Understory Planting
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Spruce is easy to grow, adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your tree the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

Interesting Notes

Prefers moist well draining soil

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FAT ALBERT BLUE SPRUCE

Picea pungens 'Glauca'

Buy Fat Albert Blue Spruce online. A short wide version of Blue Spruce. It is a compact spruce that has bluish-white needles and a very unique shape. It provides an eye-catching specimen in the landscape. Can reach a height and width of 10-15 feet at the age of 10, although depending on the growing conditions, it could mature up to 40 feet all in the years to follow.

Mature Height:

10-15 Feet

Mature Spread:

10-15 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Pinaceae · Common Name: Spruce

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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Purchase FAT ALBERT BLUE SPRUCE Online

Root Pouch 3 gallon

SKU: 10794

(3.06 gallons / 11.6 liters)
(2-3 ft tall)
(4 units available now - S)

Standard Package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$90.00

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Root Pouch 5 gallon

SKU: 11368

(5.098 gallons / 19.3 liters)
(2-3 ft tall)
(0 units available now)
(10 units arriving on 4/1/18) (?)
large package Grown in Root Pouch®.




$110.00

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Customer Testimonials

Cannot believe that I placed my order on Tuesday, received the shipping notice on Wednesday and the UPS truck was at my house at 4pm on Friday delivering the plants. Fantastic transaction.


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Winchester, IL
August 2014

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