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Picea pungens 'Montgomery'

Object Details

Description
This Colorado spruce cultivar is selected for its form, color, and small size. While the species will grow as tall as 100 feet (30 meters) and can range in color from green to silver-blue, this cultivar will only measure 4.5 feet (1.4 meters) tall after 10 years, and is a more reliable conical, silvery-blue.
Hardiness
-40 - 10 F
Provenance
From a cultivated plant not of known wild origin
Range
cultivated
Topic
Display Gardens
Living Collections
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On Display
Arts and Industries Building
Data Source
Smithsonian Gardens
Accession Number
2021-0627A
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Common Name
Colorado blue spruce cultivar
Colorado spruce cultivar
Group
[vascular plants]
Class
Equisetopsida
Subclass
Pinidae
Order
Pinales
Family
Pinaceae
Genus
Picea
Species
pungens
Life Form
Evergreen tree
Average Height
3-4' (.9-1.2 meters)
Foliage Characteristics
Silvery blue needles
Structure
Broad cone
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax708539955-6ec0-4633-9945-dde058652ffe
Record ID
ofeo-sg_2021-0627A
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