Question - How fast does a Fat Albert spruce grow?

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Fat Albert Spruce Facts When fully grown, a Fat Albert will grow to be around 15 feet tall and spread 10 feet. More Views Description This is a dense, pyramidal form of Colorado Spruce with stiff horizontal branches and intense silver-blue needles. New growth is exceptionally blue. Hardy to -40°F Maximum Elevation: 9, 000 ft. Growth Rate Slow Mature Height 30-40 ft. Mature Width 10-20 ft. The Norway Spruce can grow 2-3+ feet per year their first 25 years under good conditions, in heavy or poor soils they may average 1 foot per year. Soil, moisture, and adequate sunshine is everything to a plant and its growth rate. Dwarf blue spruce 'Fat Albert' * What it is: A needled evergreen that's a down-sized, slow-growing version of the popular Colorado blue spruce tree. It has the same pyramidal form and stiff, powdery-blue needles as the “regular” blue spruce, but it grows to only a third of the size.

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A Colorado Blue Spruce Bonsai is a living miniature tree and not a house plant; therefore, your bonsai must be maintained in a cool/cold environment during the winter season.

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Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce will grow to be about 12 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet.

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This tree grows at a slow rate, with height increases of less than 12" per year.

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Grow it in sites with full sun and moderate soil and water conditions for best success. Because of its distinctive shape and texture, weeping white spruce is best used as a landscape specimen or garden focal point. Newly planted trees will need a year or two to become fully established – don't forget to winter water!

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/growing-dwarf-conifer-trees.htm

According to the American Conifer Society, dwarf cultivars grow less than 6 inches (15 cm. ) a year. And, at the age of 10, a dwarf tree still won't be taller than 6 feet (1. 8 m. ).

https://pallensmith.com/2014/11/15/how-to-care-for-dwarf-alberta-spruce/

Dwarf Alberta spruces will grow in full sun to partial shade. Plant it in well-drained, consistently moist soil. If planted in a container, water when the top 3 inches of soil is dry. Once the plant is growing outside, one problem you may run into with this plant is spider mites.

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Baby Blue is a mid-sized spruce that reaches heights of between 15 and 20 feet, and usually spans anywhere from six to ten feet across. If left to grow naturally it takes on the typical pyramid shape seen in many conifers; its branches are horizontal and grow right down to the ground.

How to Make Evergreens Grow Faster Remove the sod that surrounds the evergreen with a shovel. Your goal is to eliminate any grass that would compete with the tree for water. Sprinkle a fertilizer around the base of the tree. Water the fertilizer in with a hose. Apply mulch around the tree, completely filling the area where you removed the sod.

https://ecosystems.psu.edu/research/centers/private-forests/news/2014/why-i-plant-norway-spruce

Norway spruce is native to northern Europe but for the past 100 years it has been extensively planted across Pennsylvania. It is fast growing and can put on two feet of height growth each year.

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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.

https://www.bobvila.com/articles/fast-growing-evergreen-trees/

One of the fastest-growing evergreen trees, the Murray Cypress (Cupressocyparis x leylandi 'Murray') can spurt up to 4 feet in a single year until it reaches a mature height of 30 to 40 feet and a base width of 10 feet.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spruce

Spruces are large trees, from about 20–60 m (about 60–200 ft) tall when mature, and have whorled branches and conical form.

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In the wild, the Colorado blue spruce can live 200 years or more. In the home landscape, it usually stays healthy for about 40 to 60 years, after which its health begins to fail, according to Northern State University.

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Blue Spruce, also known as Colorado Spruce, is our best selling tree! Please note: our Blue Spruce are grown from seed and the needles vary in color from green to blue. White Spruce is a hardy, long-lived evergreen tree. It can grow in many soil types and moisture levels.