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Picea pungens 'Mrs. Cesarini'

Mrs. Cesarini Blue Spruce

Spruce

Comments

A highlighted gray-green flattened mound that is densly branched and profusely budded; needles regularly puff out with a second flush in mid summer and there is contrast between new and old foliage; continuously lush in apperance and low maintenance

Description

A highlighted gray-green flattened mound that is densly branched and profusely budded; needles regularly puff out with a second flush in mid summer and there is contrast between new and old foliage; continuously lush in apperance and low maintenance

Landscape Attributes

Mrs. Cesarini Blue Spruce is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Mrs. Cesarini Blue Spruce is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Mrs. Cesarini Blue Spruce will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 4 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 60 years or more.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

2a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

4 feet

4 feet

Deer Resistant:

true

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