Colorado Spruce
 
 

Colorado Spruce - Tree

Picea pungens 'Lucky Strike'  

Very Striking

Colorado Spruce 'Lucky Strike' is an evergreen conifer. This beautiful spruce has a relatively open shape and ascending growth habit. The height of the Colorado Spruce 'Lucky Strike' can reach up to about 120 cm after ten years. Its needles are reddish-green, although there are light green needles at the tips of the new branches. Its big red cones make this evergreen conifer a very striking solitary plant. The Colorado Spruce 'Lucky Strike' is very hardy and resistant to wind, even onshore winds. Height supplied 15-25 cm.
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Make sure the root ball of the beautiful Colorado Spruce 'Lucky Strike' is well-moistened by placing it in a bucket of lukewarm water overnight. Prepare a suitable hole in reasonably good, nutritious garden soil that is not too dry. Improve poor garden soil by mixing in some compost. Plant the root ball at the appropriate depth, the top of the root ball should be just slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Place your Colorado Spruce 'Lucky Strike' in a sunny or partially shaded area.

The Colorado Spruce 'Lucky Strike' is perfect for a garden

Colorado Spruce 'Lucky Strike' is a wonderful plant. This conifer doesn't grow fast, so there is always a spot to be found for it. For example, it goes well in the rock garden or heather garden. This strong conifer is also wonderful as a solitary plant in a bed of ground cover.

The Colorado Spruce requires very little attention and is easy to maintain. During the first month after planting avoid the roots from drying out. Once the Piceans pungens ‘Lucky Strike’ becomes established it will tolerate drought quite well. It only needs extra water during dry periods. Pruning is not necessary since this conifer already has a beautiful shape.


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Growth height: 100 cm