Fat Albert Blue Spruce
Fat Albert Blue Spruce is another Colorado Blue Spruce variety, introduced by Jean Iseli of Iseli Nursery. Sought after for its consistent bright blue needles, and its mature shape and form which is more narrow and pyramidal than its parent.
Why it rocks:
Fat Albert Blue Spruce is another Colorado Blue Spruce variety, introduced by Jean Iseli of Iseli Nursery. Sought after for its consistent bright blue needles, and for its mature shape and dwarf growth habit which is smaller and more narrow and pyramidal than its parent.
Where to put it:
Fat Albert Blue Spruce may be useful in smaller landscapes because of its compact size. This tree will be the perfect accent for your small garden, landscape bed, or berm. Plant this tree anywhere you want to add a beautiful splash of color! It will be a place for the eye to rest in your landscape backdrop. Alternatively, this tree is tough enough to be used for windbreaks.
What it needs:
Fat Albert Blue Spruce prefers full sun. Be sure to follow our watering guidelines for the first few growing seasons until the tree’s root system is well established.
|Botanical Name||Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'|
|Hardiness Zone||3 -7|
|Size Range||Small Tree (15-25 feet)|
|Landscape Uses||Windbreak, Privacy/Screening, Ornamental/Flowering|
|Plant Tolerance||Very Adaptable|
|Standout Feature||Well-shaped mature form, Bright Blue Needles, Small Size|