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Spruce, Colorado Foxtail

Picea pungens 'Iseli Foxtail'

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Picea pungens ‘Iseli Foxtail’

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Extremely narrow with upright branches that end in twisted tufts. Good heat tolerance. More drought tolerant than other spruce species once established. Very slow growing.Colorado Blue spruces are symmetrical, formal-looking trees with strong wood and dense foliage made up of short, square, bright blue needles. They are prized for their color and distinct form that holds up well even with age. Foxtail is a narrow selection with upright branches that twist into tufts at the ends. They can be planted in most average soils in the area with enough moisture during establishment. Bred from trees native to the western interior United States, Colorado Blue spruces are more drought tolerant than other species. Avoid pruning lower branches, they will help shade and cool the soil.Because of their moderate growth rate, Spruces form a dense habit that rarely needs pruning. If needed, prune just the new growth in the spring as it is forming.

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#1 container : commonly known as a 1-gallon pot : 152 to 251 cubic inches.
#2 container : 320 to 474 cubic inches.
#3 container : 628 to 742 cubic inches.
#5 container : commonly known as a 5-gallon pot : 785 to 1242 cubic inches.

Pot Sizes (inches) Pot Equivalent (U.S. Gallons) Dry Soil Needed (Approx. cu.ft.)
4″ pot pint / 0.5 quart / .125 gallon 0.01 ft3
5-6″ pot quart / 0.25 gallon 0.03 ft3
7-8″ pot 1 gallon 0.13 ft3
8.5″ pot 2 gallon 0.26 ft3
10″ pot 3 gallon 0.40 ft3
11″ pot 4 gallon 0.53 ft3
12″ pot 5 gallon 0.66 ft3
13″ pot 6 gallon 0.80 ft3
14″ pot 7 gallon 0.94 ft3
16″ pot 10 gallon 1.33 ft3
18″ pot 15 gallon 2.00 ft3
21″ pot 20 gallon 2.67 ft3
24″ pot 25 gallon 3.34 ft3
30″ pot 30 gallon 4.01 ft3
Pot Sizes (inches)   International (Liters)
4″ pot   .5 L [.473]
5-6″ pot   1 L [.946]
7-8″ pot   4L [3.78]
8.5″ pot   7.5 L [7.57]
10″ pot   11 L [11.35]
11″ pot   15 L [15.14]
12″ pot   19 L [18.92]
13″ pot   22.5 L [22.71]
14″ pot   26.5 L [26.49]
16″ pot   38 L [37.85]
18″ pot   57 L [56.78]
21″ pot   75.5 L [75.70]
24″ pot   94.5 L [94.63]
30″ pot   113.5 L [113.56]

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