Picea pungens 'Sester Dwarf'

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Dwarf Sester Blue Spruce

Height: 10 feet.

Spread: 5 feet.

Sunlight: full sun
Hardiness Zone: 2a.

Other Names: Blue Colorado Spruce;Colorado Blue Spruce.


Stunning blue needles, slow growth rate, and a classic conical form make this dwarf spruce an ideal plant for the modern landscape; like a perfect miniature version of the Colorodo blue spruce, requires little maintenance to maintain its tidy form.

Ornamental Features:

Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce has attractive silvery blue foliage. The needles are highly ornamental and remain silvery blue throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes:

Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. Deer don't particularly care for this plant and will usually leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Vertical Accent.
General Garden Use.