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Commonly known as: Fir.
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- Good to know - female cones are often purplish-blue, erect and produced on the upper branches. Males are pendent, green when young turning purplish brown and produced throughout the crown.
- Pests & Diseases - adelgids, honey fungus.
- Place of Origin - Europe, northern Africa, Asia, North America.
- Evergreen - flattened mid- to dark-green leaves, often with 2 longitudinal silver bands beneath.
- Full Sun - will tolerate shade.Shelter from cold drying winds.
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Neutral to acid soil
Buy Varieties of ABIES
Commonly known as: Colorado white fir, White fir.
smooth grey bark and blue green foliage
Commonly known as: Fraser fir.
A rare American conifer with dense crowded leaves and a conical crown
Commonly known as: Giant fir, Grand fir.
very quick growing tree with shiny green leaves
Commonly known as: Korean fir.
A small slow growing compact tree with white undersides to the leaves and violet-purple upright cylindrical cones
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5