Watering: Water every 4-5 days, keeping the soil moist. Once the tree is established water only during dry spells. This tree is drought tolerant. Sun: Colorado Blue Spruce needs full sun. Pruning: The Blue Spruce does not need to be pruned.
Plant the Colorado Blue Spruce in a sunny location with moist, well-drained soil. Dig a hole that is as deep as the root ball and 2-3 times as wide. Once you place the tree in the hole, the top of the root ball should be leveled with surrounding soil. Fill the hole halfway with fill dirt, then add water to remove any air pockets in the soil. Finish filling the hole and water again.
The Colorado Blue Spruce is tolerant of cold weather. These trees also do not go dormant. Their growing processes simply slows down during this time.
Potting & Container
Blue Spruce Trees can be kept potted for a small period. It is recommended to plant into the ground. If you want to keep your tree potted for longer choose a pot that is 12-16 inches wider than the root ball of the tree. Water thoroughly.