Picea pungens 'Ruby Teardrops'

Ruby Teardrops Colorado Spruce

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

The ruby-colored juvenile cones of this slow growing dwarf Colorado spruce are quite showy and earns it the moniker 'Ruby Teardrops'.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Exposure: Full Sun, Afternoon Sun

Water Needs: Average


Size: 36 - 96 tall x 36 - 96 wide
Shape / Form: Compact, Rounded
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Blue, Silver / Gray

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos