Print this page

Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'

Fat Albert Spruce

Plant Features:


Category: Evergreen

  • Slow grower.
  • Will tolerate drought conditions and air pollution.
  • Introduced by Iseli Nursery.

Height: 15-20 ft


Spread: 10-15 ft


Hardiness Zone: 2


Attributes:

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Evergreen

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Exposure:

  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Blue

Habit:

  • Conical

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained

Comments:

Stunning steely blue foliage on this stellar conical Spruce.  It has a naturally straight leader so no staking is needed.  Essential as a specimen, accent plant or as a border plant.  Low maintenance, wildlife habitat.

Fat Albert Spruce in the landscape.

Fat Albert Spruce in the landscape.

Sarah with #20 pot Fat Albert Spruce at OPN.

Sarah with #20 pot Fat Albert Spruce at OPN.