Buddy

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ABOUT OUR BLUE SPRUCE

Hello! I’m Buddy the Blue Spruce tree. I’m also known as the Colorado Blue Spruce or Colorado Spruce. As my name would suggest I’m native to the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, so if you could only speak in an American accent around me it will definitely make me feel more at home. I’m an easy care tree that you can continue to enjoy after Christmas. Place me in a sunny spot where I can enjoy as much winter sun as possible. Make sure you keep me away from any open fires or radiators. The heat will cause my foliage to lose moisture and my beautiful blue needles will drop.

I’m constantly being told I have the perfect Christmas tree shape. It’s definitely gone to my head and now I think I’m the King of all the Christmas Trees. I’m known to be one of the hardiest types of spruce trees out there so I’ll be happy to keep you company over the Christmas period. But don’t worry, when Christmas is over you can plant me in your garden.

I’m here to spread the Christmas cheer. I come in the perfect compact size so you can place me anywhere you like. In my homeland I can grow up to 23 metres. Luckily they made me in a smaller size, could you imagine if a 23 metre tree turned up at your house?

 

Medium Height (including nursery pot) 65cm; pot diameter 21cm.(Fits a 21-24cm Pot)

DID YOU KNOW?

​The Blue Spruce is the state tree of Colorado.

The Blue Spruce tree is considered the perfect Christmas tree due to its strong branches for decorations

 


QUICK BLUE SPRUCE PLANT CARE

LIGHTING

​I prefer a sunny spot, place me somewhere where I can enjoy as much indirect winter sun as possible.

WATERING

​ I like to be watered regularly, give me a thorough drink every week. Make sure I have good drainage so I’m not sitting in any excess water.

HUMIDITY

My foliage can dry out and I prefer to lock in as much moisture as possible. If my needles dry out too much, I will start to drop them. If possible, place a humidifier next to me or mist my foliage regularly.

FERTILISER

​During summer, I love a dash of fertiliser, which will encourage me to grow.

   


FACTS ABOUT BLUE SPRUCE


BEST ROOM

Any room you like, he can fit into any empty spot.

PET SAFE

No. Blue spruce trees are toxic if ingested.

AIR PURIFYING

No. Blue spruce trees have a fragrance that will naturally give your home the smell of fresh pine.

TREE AFTERCARE

What should I do with Buddy after Christmas?

Now Christmas is over, you can place Buddy outside. Blue Spruce trees can withstand temperatures as low as -40°C so don’t worry about him getting cold. If you have a garden, you can plant your Blue Spruce into the ground and he will keep growing.

 

Can I re-pot him?

Repot your Blue Spruce tree every 2-4 years. If you can, try to avoid re-potting Buddy. It could cause shock to his root system.

 

How to prevent your Christmas tree from dropping needles

At the beginning, he may lose some needles as he acclimates to his new home. This is perfectly normal. Keep his needles full of moisture by regular misting them. It will help stop his needles from dropping.

WE PLANT 10 TREES FOR EVERY ORDER

Buy a tree and we will plant 10!

Our goal is to plant 1 million trees by 2025 to help save our environment.

QUICK DELIVERY

We use a next day delivery service with one of our trusted couriers. Please allow a little bit of packing time. During COVID and busy times this can be up to 5 days.

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HEALTHY PLANT PROMISE

If you have received a damaged plant or within 30 days you have any trouble after following our care guidance we will offer you a replacement.