Chihuahua Spruce, Cahuite Picea chihuahuana - Picea martinezii

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Picea chihuahuana

Family:

PINACEAE

Genus:

Picea

Species:

chihuahuana

Common Name:

Chihuahua Spruce, Cahuite

Seeds Per Pound:
38,636
Quantity:
2.13 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
15
Germination:
90%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
75-100 feet
Collection Locale:
Durango, MX
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8
In Stock: 2.13 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
7.95
10 g
79.50
1 oz
149.95
1 lb
1499.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* It is one of the most heat-tolerant of all spruces, more tolerant of summer heat than Blue Spruce, which it resembles in foliage more...
* USDA hardiness zone 7, based on performance of trees planted ca. 1990 at Stewart Park, Medford, OR (Frank Callahan email 2011.09.01); Bannister and Neuner (2001)), though, list it as hardy to Zone 8 (cold hardiness limit between -12.1°C and -6.7°C). more...