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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
  • 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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