Kaibab Blue Spruce This tree is ‘Mountain Grown’ at Alpha Nursery and is an ‘Idaho Preferred’ Plant
The Kaibab Colorado Blue Spruce is the bluest of the Blue Spruces. Winter snow evokes images of the mountains. Its beautiful deep blue needles are resistant to deer. Spruce trees have become one of the country’s most popular ornamentals.
Kaibab Spruce will grow to an eventual height of 60 to 80 feet tall with a width of about 20 to 25 feet. It is pyramid-shaped and is often used for Christmas trees or as an ornamental. It prefers soil that is a bit heavier, full sun and open air circulation. It is also deer resistant.
This conifer is often planted as a windbreak or as an ornamental in a large yard. It is also used as a specimen plant or for accent. Kaibab Colorado Blue Spruce likes to be planted in full sun.