Blue spruce mainly use as ornamental plant. Is valuated in gardening especially for its trifle needs and tolerance of low temperatures. Decorative types of blue spruce are more often cultivated, they are not as tall and have more decorative leaves and grow slower.
The best way of planting blue spruces is to plant them individually or in small groups (the trees should not overshadow themselves and need to keep full branching of treetop). Blue spruce is also used as Christmas tree.
|Type of tree||Height||Container|
|Blue spruce (Picea pungens)||60 - 80 cm||C - 10|
|Blue spruce (Picea pungens)||80 - 100 cm||C - 12|
|Blue spruce (Picea pungens)||100 - 125 cm||C - 12|
|Blue spruce (Picea pungens)||125 - 150 cm||C - 15|
Main characteristic of caucasian fir are thick, rigid but not prickly needles, reaching to even 5 centimeters long, framed askew. Needles are glossy dark green above, and with two blue-white bands of stomata below.
Norway spruce is a species of pine tree. This is the only one spiece of spruce that naturally occurs in Poland. It grows mainly in north-east and south Poland, in the mountains and on the foothills.