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Engelmann's Spruce
Scientific Name: Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm.
Synonym: Picea glauca var. engelmannii
Family: Pinaceae
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-6,14-17
USDA: 7-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Western United States and Canada

Growth Habits: evergreen tree, 45 to 130 feet tall (14-39 m), 35 feet spread (10 m); four-sided, acute-tipped needles, blue-green, 0.8 to 1.2 inches long (2-3 cm), with a rank odor when crushed.

Watering Needs: Occasional water

Propagation: Seeds, grafting or cutting for the cultivars

Blooming Habits:

Fruiting Habits:
Engelmann's spruce is monoecious. Trees older than 15 to 40 years, produce tan colored ovoid cones, 1.5 to 3 inches long (4-7.5 cm) by 1 inch wide (2.5 cm) that mature from September to October.

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