Planting position: Best planted in a sunny spot and whilst it is not particularly choosy about soil it tends to do better in humus rich
Eventual Height and spread: In good circumstances upto 4 metres but around 3 meters is more the norm with a spread of around 1.5 metres.
Flowering Period; Not applicable.
Hardy: Yes down to -30 so suitable for even the coldest parts of the UK.
Pruning: Not necessary.
Colorado Blue Spruce 'Hoopsii has attractive silvery blue foliage. The needles are ornamentally significant but remain silvery blue through the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant. The rough grey bark adds an interesting dimension. A shimmering blue evergreen tree, it is narrow spire-shaped with large stout branches and long silvery-blue needles, a tree of great beauty and colour which is retained throughout the year; extremely hardy.