How fast does a Hoopsi blue spruce grow?
Beside this, how long does it take for a blue spruce to grow?
Colorado blue spruce, also called blue spruce (Picea pungens) grows at a slow to medium rate of less than 12 inches per year and up to 24 inches per year when young. It can take 35 to 50 years for a Colorado blue spruce to grow 30 to 50 feet.
Likewise, how can I make my blue spruce grow faster? Overfertilizing to create faster growth oftem makes a tree sacrifice defenses, making it more susceptible to diseases and insects. A layer of organic mulch or better yet compost, under these trees will help them establish well. Also be sure they are receiving sufficent water.
Secondly, how long does it take to grow a spruce tree?
During its 500-year life, a Sitka spruce will reach between 160 and 220 feet, with 60-inches-per-year growth rate until it reaches maturity. Coming in second with an average growth rate of 30 inches annually, the Norway spruce has an impressive yet manageable height between 40 and 60 feet.
How far apart do you plant blue spruce?
Specimen Trees You need plenty of space to grow Colorado blue spruce as a specimen tree. They may grow to 115 tall, according to the Colorado State Forest Service. With a crown width of 15 to 25 feet, North Dakota State University horticulturalists recommend planting them 15 to 20 apart.