Blue Spruce & Blue Spruce Needles

Blue Spruce (Picea pungens) common tree in northeastern United States, and southeastern Canada.

Its silvery-blue needles are prickly to the touch and aromatic 3/4 to 1 inches. Its shape makes it a classic choice for a Christmas tree.
Very fragrant, less than Balsam Fir
Short needles – green to blue-green to silvery-white
Firm branches that support light-heavy decorations
Needle retention -  very good