Colorado Spruce
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Fertilizing colorado spruce first spring after fall planting

Zone 3 | KevinPet added on March 3, 2014 | Answered

They are approx. 12 ft tall. Would like to know amount of fertilizer as well. I am outside Calgary and do notice a fair bit of winter burn, more severe southwest side of tree.

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Heather
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Answered on March 4, 2014

The amount of fertilizer depends on the kind you buy, so it is always best to follow the manufacturer's directions on the package.

A balanced fertilizer or one that is slightly higher in nitrogen would be your best bet.

This article may help you with the winter burn:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/winter-burn-in-evergreens.htm

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