Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'

Blue Spruce

Photo courtesy of Bailey Nursery

  • Blue needle conifer
  • Densely branched
  • Upright, pyramidal tree
  • Great specimen plant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Songbirds
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Plant in evenly moist, well drained soil

Can tolerate some drought once established

Fertlize in early spring when new growth begins

Slow grower; At 10 years avg. 10-15ft x 10 ftt


Height: 35-40 ft
Spread: 15-20 ft
Price Level 1: $59.99~#3
Bloom Color:
Zone: 3-8

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Evergreen
  • Specimen
  • Low Maintenance

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun


  • Upright

Foliage Color:

  • Blue

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Winter

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Songbirds

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained