‘Bush’s Lace’ Engelmann Spruce

Picea engelmannii ‘Bush’s Lace’
Zone 3
Height: 25' x Width: 6'
Full to part sun

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Bush’s Lace Engelmann Spruce, a selection of our native mountain Engelmann spruce, is a vigorous grower with a strong central leader. It is much smaller than the species; as it grows its branches extend out and then begin drooping downward giving it a slightly pendulous look—a very beautiful tree for the landscape with needles staying bluish-green throughout the seasons. We believe no one in Wyoming has ever grown this cold and wind tolerant tree. Be the first!

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Throughout this site, the following are used as guidelines for watering established plants:

water_drops_icon  These truly xeric plants can live with our 12 inches of natural annual precipitation and only need a winter watering during a multi-year drought, but they will thrive with a monthly watering. Overwatering will kill some of these.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants are adapted to intermittent deep watering with soil drying to a depth of a few inches between waterings. Watering frequency may be every couple of weeks during the active growing season and maybe only one winter watering for optimal care.
water_drops_iconwater_drops_iconwater_drops_icon  These plants need regular watering somewhat like a bluegrass lawn so that they never dry to depth in the root system during the active growing season, and need occasional winter watering to prevent root dessication and resultant plant death.

About sizes of our plants:

Sizes indicated with a # are roughly the equivalent in gallonage; so a #2 is about a 2 gallon pot size; b&b stands for balled and burlapped.