Meyer Spruce - Picea meyeri
Meyer Spruce is native to China and is similar in appearance to Colorado Blue Spruce. It is a hardy tree with dense, bluish-green needles. Meyer Spruce has good form and grows on a wide variety of soils. It grows slowly the first few years after planting, but once established, the growth rate is similar to Blue Spruce. Meyer Spruce is increasing in popularity in Eastern United States because it appears to be more disease resistant than Blue Spruce.