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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

ABIES concolor

Commonly known as Colorado white fir, White fir

Smooth grey bark and blue green foliage
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - soft, lax leaves 4-6cm (1½-2½in) long pointing forwards and upwards along the shoots.
  • Height - 25-40m (80-130ft)
  • Spread - 5-7m (16-22ft)
  • Conifer - female cones are cylindrical, 7-12cm (3-5in) long with hidden bracts and are mid-green, olive-green, yellow or pale violet, turning brown when ripe.
  • Tree
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - adelgids, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin - USA (Oregon) to northern Mexico.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Linear - see photos above
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar -
25-40m (80-130ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  5-7m (16-22ft)

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