Picea pungens 'Fat Albert'
Fat Albert Colorado Blue Spruce
P. pungens var. glauca ‘Fat Albert’
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Conifer, evergreen tree, upright, broadly pyramidal, "semi-dwarf", slow grower to 10-15 ft (3-4.5 m) tall, 10-12 ft (3-3.6 m) wide in 10 years, blue-green needles.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 2 Grafted or from cuttings. Selected by Jean Iseli in about 1965 and introduced by Iseli Nursery in 1978 (Jacobson, 1996).
- Silverton, Oregon: Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden.