Fat Albert Spruce

Fat Albert Spruce- These are a great compact blue spruce tree. They have the much desired blue tinged needles. 

They are available in 5 gallon pots and stand around 3ft-3.5ft and nice and full all around, with a great traditional shape.  When placed on a small end table, they can serve as a great replacement for a standard Christmas tree. 

The 5 gal pot dimension are 12.5" diameter at top, 10" diameter at bottom and 11" height. They are in draining black nursery pots, so you will need a small vessel to place it into for regular watering. 

For people wishing to plant these trees long term, they are a great option for our climates and extremely hardy for zone 2. They remain more compact and grow up to 20ft tall and 10ft wide.  

While indoors the trees will require plenty of regular watering. It's recommended not to place them by fire places, furnace vents or direct sources of heat. Try to limit their time indoors to less than 6 weeks, for maximum long term survival. After the holidays, you need to slowly put them back into winter dormancy. Start with 1-2 weeks in an unheated garage, shed or something similar (If that's not an option place it close to the outside of your house or under another big tree). The next step is to bury the pot in the snow and let it spend the rest of the winter in that location, once the ground is workable in the spring go ahead and plant it in it's long term location. 

We are partnering with reThink Green to sell these living Christmas trees with all proceeds going to support the Flour Mill Community Farm!

Pick up will be at the Sudbury Indie Cinema Mon, Nov 28th to Thurs, Dec 1st 5:30-7pm on the following basis: 

  • Orders made before 5pm Sun, Nov 27th will be available for pick up on the 28th 

  • Orders made before 5pm from the 28th-30th will be available for pick up the NEXT day 

  • Deadline to order is 5pm Nov 30th for pickup Dec 1st 

Orders must be made in advance and will be taken online only. Ordering will be open until 5pm on Wednesday Nov, 30th or until we’re out of trees (whichever comes earlier). 

We are so excited to offer these living trees as a new holiday option, while helping the planet and a great local cause!  

Questions? Email: fionna.tough@rethinkgreen.ca 


Category: Christmas Trees

Type: Christmas Trees

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