Colorado blue spruce

noun

Col·​o·​ra·​do blue spruce ˌkä-lə-ˈra-dō- How to pronounce Colorado blue spruce (audio)
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Examples of Colorado blue spruce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those looking for something a little different might be drawn to the color of the Colorado blue spruce, which comes with a wintry, blue/silver hue. Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 26 Oct. 2022 Your description indicates that your Colorado blue spruce (Picea pungens ‘Glauca’) is suffering from cytospora canker. Tim Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 23 Oct. 2022 The two most common spruces in our region are the Norway spruce and Colorado blue spruce. Sheryl Devore, chicagotribune.com, 24 Dec. 2020 Or order a popular evergreen, such as a Colorado blue spruce, or plant a fast-growing Northern red oak. Christina Montoya Fiedler, Better Homes & Gardens, 13 Apr. 2023 Pre-dug and balled include white pine, Norway spruce and Colorado blue spruce. The Courier-Journal, 21 Nov. 2022 Our list includes douglas fir, balsam fir, scotch pine and the Colorado blue spruce. Mariah Thomas, Good Housekeeping, 26 Oct. 2022 Cytospora canker is one of the most common fungal diseases of Colorado blue spruce. Tim Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 23 Oct. 2022 The previous tree, a Colorado blue spruce planted in October 2019, succumbed to needle cast disease, according to the National Park Service. From Usa Today Network and Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 1 Nov. 2021 See More

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Word History

Etymology

colorado, state of the U.S.

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Colorado blue spruce was in 1881

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Cite this Entry

“Colorado blue spruce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Colorado%20blue%20spruce. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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