- Flower nameBlue spruce 'Hoopsii' Picea pungens
- Scientific namePicea pungens cv. hoopsii
- Aliasプンゲンストウヒ・ホプシー, 青トウヒ, アメリカハリモミ, blue spruce, Picea pungens 'Hoopsii'
- Place of originhorticultural variety
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Blue spruce 'Hoopsii' Picea pungens
Colorado spruce 'Hoopsii' (scientific name: Picea pungens cv. Hoopsii) is a horticultural variety of Colorado spruce, an evergreen coniferous tree native to the Rocky Mountains of North America in the genus Picea (Pinaceae). It is a representative variety with the most beautiful silvery-green foliage color. It is also used for Christmas trees.
Common name: Colorado spruce 'Hoopsii', scientific name: Picea pungens cv. Hoopsii, also known as pungens, blue spruce, American spruce, origin: Rocky Mountains of North America, life form: evergreen coniferous tree, height: 5-20 m, width: 1.5 m, form: conical, trunk color: gray, branch color: yellowish brown, leaf color: silvery green, leaf blade length: 3 cm, flowering season: April-May, dioecious, balled plant, male flowers: globose, Female flowers: spherical with many scales bearing hypocotyls (pine cone); hypocotyls are fertilized and seeds mature into spherical fruits; fruit type: spherical fruits droop from branches; fruit length: 10 cm; fruit color: light brown; uses: park trees, garden trees, conifer gardens, Christmas trees, color leaves, golf courses; remarks: wind-pollinated.