Picea pungens 'Glauca Procumbens' / Colorado Spruce

Dwarf, somewhat flat, very irregular, slow spreading, some branches drooping some ascending, Blue needles.

(Ken Church) - While the name Glauca Procumbens is widely known Gerd Krussmann in 'Manual of Cultivated Conifers' describes that this is a prostrate growing plant that does not revert up and that it was a found as a sport on Koster around 1924. Humphrey Welch and Gordon Haddow in 'The World Checklist of Conifers' state that because the plant is simply propagated from lteral shoots of Koster this plant should not consitute a new clone - "Such must retain the clonold name but should be distinguished commercially by a note, not forming part of the name, but descriptive of the actual plant, such as the additional word" ie. Koster (prostrate)

Picea pungens 'Glauca Procumbens' This picture was taken in 2004 during The Conifer Society tour of the Dawes Arboretum in Ohio
Photo by Ken Church
Picea pungens 'Glauca Procumbens' This photo was taken at Bickelhaupt Arboretum located in Clinton, IA in their 'Heartland Collection of Garden Conifers' in March of 2004.
Photo by Dax Herbst
Picea pungens 'Glauca Procumbens' Green Industry Images Copyrighted Photograph; Permission Granted;
Photo by Ernie Wiegand
Picea pungens 'Glauca Procumbens' Green Industry Images Copyrighted Photograph; Permission Granted;
Photo by Ernie Wiegand

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