Colorado spruce

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Noun1.Colorado spruce - tall spruce with blue-green needles and dense conic crownColorado 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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Conifers come in a multitude of shades: blue (Colorado spruce 'Hoopsii'), yellow (Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest') and even gold (Calocedrus decurrens 'Berrima Gold').
Enclosing the space are trees such as dwarf Colorado spruce (Picea pungens 'Mesa Verde'), native hybrid Rocky Mountain birch (Betufa x hybrida 'Rocky Mountain Splendor'), and a Wasatch maple (Acer grandidentatum) in full fall color.
And Picea 'Hoopsii' (Colorado spruce) or Picea 'Kosteriana' will both give you stunning all-year-round foliage.
"I hope everybody is ready," the president said, before counting down to five as daughter Sasha took the lead in flipping the switch on the 28-foot Colorado spruce planted on the National Mall this fall.
Most of the trees in the natural heritage area around the creek were non-native Colorado spruce and Norway maples, he said.
Available trees include: balsam fir, beech, blackgum, Carolina silverbell, cherry (flowering only), Colorado spruce, crabapple, dawn redwood, dogwood (possibly), Fraser fir, fringetree, hawthorn, honeylocust, hop-hornbeam, hornbeam, Japanese stewartia, Japanese tree lilac, dogwood, larch, linden (all varieties), Norway spruce, pin oak, oak (red, white and swamp white), sweetgum, tulip tree, white fir, white pine, yellowwood, and zelkova.
* The Colorado spruce tree has one- to three-inch needles that are gray-green to blue-green and are stiff and prickly.

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