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As low as $38.95
Availability: In stock
SKU
3545001
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Big, Bold and Beautiful!

Colorado Spruce (Picea pungens) is meant for those gardeners who like to go big - really big. Estate-sized big.

This native American forest evergreen is meant for a big space. It will screen views for you...it eventually gets tall enough to screen the view from a second or third story window! It will be the massive windbreak that you want along the edge of your property. It will be the perfect town square living Christmas tree.

But don't let that scare you off from using this strong beauty in your home landscape today.

Colorado Spruce are not fast growers, so you can enjoy it in your suburban lawn for a long, long time, too. It looks great next to your trees that change color and drop their leaves in autumn and it is Norman Rockwell picture perfect when it is covered in a blanket of snow. It is ready-made for Christmas lights. This is one of the most popular conifers ever and is known for its perfect shape and rigid tiered branches

There are no flowers to speak of, but who needs flowers with the great fresh tree scent you'll get through your windows? People pay good money for candles that won't ever smell as good as this tree.

Order this big boy form us today and enjoy the year-round beauty from this easy care tree.

  • Easy Care Native
  • Bird Friendly
  • Dramatic Evergreen, Year-Round Interest
  • Great Windbreak or Screen

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

About Plant Sentry™

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This proprietary eCommerce software prevents the shipment of a restricted plant to each state. The Plant Sentry system includes a shipment certification program. The Plant Sentry Compliance Officer works closely with NatureHills.com and each nursery or fulfillment center to ensure only compliant plants are sold to customers.

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Shipping

To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep.

Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Colorado Spruce Is Suited to Grow in Zones 2-7
Growing Zones 2-7
More Information
Botanical Name Picea pungens
Foliage Evergreen
Mature Height 50 - 60 feet
Mature Spread 12 - 20 feet
Soil Type Well drained
Moisture Additional water when dry
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Growth Rate Slow
Foliage Color Green to varying shades of blue
Fall Color Evergreen
Fruiting Time Fall (cones)