This evergreen tree, with its pyramid-like shape and stiff branches, serves as a welcome home for birds. Its needles are bluish, leading to its name. It's a rare find in Central Park. You can find the Colorado blue spruce northwest of Conservatory Water (just west of Alice in Wonderland).
< 2 inches long, blue to bluegreen, alternate
Brown, oval, 1-6 inches long; immature cones may be red or yellowish-green