Brought into right relationships with the wilderness, man would see that his appropriation of Earth's resources beyond his personal needs would only bring imbalance and begat ultimate loss and poverty by all.
~John Muir ~


The Blue Spruce is native to the Rocky Mountains, occurring more commonly to the south at elevations above 6,000 feet. Blue Spruce is harvested commercially, but is also planted widely across the country for its ornamental value.

Blue Spruce
Photo: USDA.

Mature trees can reach one hundred feet in height, with trunks more than two feet in diameter. Also called Colorado Blue Spruce, Colorado Spruce, or Silver Spruce.