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Blue Spruce - Picea pungens - dark green to powdery blue needles.

The needles are very stiff, 3/4" to 1 and 1/2" long; good form; will drop needles in a warm room; symmetrical; but is still best among species for needle retention.

Branches are stiff and will support many heavy decorations. State tree of Utah & Colorado. Can live in nature 600-800 years.

The needles really do have a bluish look to them, as shown in the photo at right. Blue Spruce range map

Norway Spruce