ABIES concolor

Commonly known as Colorado white fir, White fir

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

ABIES concolor

  • 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
  • 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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