Picea pungens 'Thuem' / Thuem Blue Spruce

[Excerpt from The World Checklist of Conifers
by Humphrey Welch and Gordon Haddow; 1st edition.]
A broad, compact form of a good Blue color. Similar to 'Montgomery', but faster grower with longer leaves. Often offered as 'Glauca COmpacta'

Picea pungens 'Thuem' Specimen private garden located in Ohio, USA. Photo taken in 2002.
Photo by Bill Barger
Picea pungens 'Thuem' This is the same plant as the top photo after 2 years of age. Photo taken in June 2004
Photo by Bill Barger
Picea pungens 'Thuem' foliage Closeup of foliage. Let to grow naturally it will grow in a broad columnar form.
Photo by Bill Barger