Fat Albert Blue Spruce

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Quick Overview

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. 

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Quick Overview

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. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'
Hardiness Zone 3 -7
Tree Type Evergreen
Size Range Small Tree (15-25 feet)
Mature Height 25'
Mature Spread 15'
Shape Pyramidal
Foliage Color blue/green
Flower Color N/A
Decorative Fruit N/A
Landscape Uses Windbreak, Privacy/Screening, Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Moderate
Plant Tolerance Very Adaptable
Standout Feature Well-shaped mature form, Bright Blue Needles, Small Size