Colorado blue spruce


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Colorado blue spruce

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Noun1.Colorado blue spruce - tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crownColorado blue spruce - tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crown; older trees become columnar with lower branches sweeping downward
spruce - any coniferous tree of the genus Picea
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With more than 60,000 holiday LED lights on the living Colorado blue spruce, it is one of the most notable holiday displays in the United States.
The Colorado blue spruce, because they're so sharp, they're actually painful to handle.
While lighting up a 31-foot-tall Colorado Blue Spruce with the first family, Obama asserted that for 91 years, the national Christmas tree has stood as a beacon of light and a promise during the holiday season.
These include: Concolor (White Fir), Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, Scotch Pine, White Pine, Colorado Blue Spruce, Norway Spruce, Arizona Cypress (Ice-cedar), Leyland Cypress and Red-Cedar.
Though the 48-year-old Colorado blue spruce snapped in the face of the 50-mile-per-hour gusts, the ever-prepared National Park Service already has a successor in mind, and the Ellipse will welcome a new National Christmas Tree later this spring.
Next Thursday, the Obamas will also flip a switch to light the National Christmas Tree, a living Colorado blue spruce located on the Ellipse, just south of the White House.
The Colorado blue spruce might be the official state tree," says aspen researcher Wayne Shepperd, "but aspen pays the rent.
In Colorado Blue Spruce, 2001, a color copy of the eponymous tree complete with a caption indicating that it is "frequent in cultivation" is centered on a quilted fabric field commercially printed with 70s-style blue and green flowers.
The 40-foot Colorado blue spruce behind the White House already was partially decorated with gold garlands and tiny lights.
By comparison, most gardeners find it difficult to combine the more intense blues, like some forms of the Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens), with other colors in
The National Park Service said that the Colorado blue spruce died of "transplant shock," Fox News reported.

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