Latin: Picea pungens
Other common names: Colorado spruce, Colorado blue spruce, silver spruce
Mature Height/spread: 80-100 ft. high/ 10-20 ft spread. Slow to medium growth rate (12-24″ per year)
Soil / Climate: prefers organic, moist soil, very adaptable, somewhat drought tolerant for a spruce, full sun
Notes: as ornamental trees, it is among the most widely planted ornamental spruces in gardens and parks. It is also grown for the Christmas tree industry. Blue spruce has a green to blue-green color
Wildlife: The Colorado Blue Spruce provides food and shelter for siskins, nuthatches, and crossbills. Deer will often eat the foliage.
Cold Stream Farm supplies Blue Spruce trees which are grown as bare root seedlings and transplants and sold both wholesale and retail with no minimum order.
Additional information on Picea pungens can be found on the link: USDA / NRCS PLANTS Database