ABIES procera

Commonly known as Feather-cone fir, Noble fir

Vigorous pyramidal fir tree with blue grey foliage
Further Reading....

ABIES procera

 
  • Evergreen
    Leaves are 1-3.5cm (½ to 1½in) long with narrow grey bands beneath.
  • Height
    25-45m (80-150ft)
  • Spread
    6-9m (20-30ft)
  • Conifer
    Female cones are cylindrical, green and brown, 15-25cm (6-10in) long and are produced on the uppermost branches when the tree is 6m (20ft) tall
  • Tree
    Whorled branches when young. Becomes broad and columnar with age.
  • Very hardy Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - a popular Christmas tree. Introduced into UK by David Douglas 1830.
  • Pests & Diseases
    adelgids, honey fungus.
  • Place of origin
    USA (Oregon, Washington)
  • 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
    Conical
25-45m (80-150ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-9m (20-30ft)
 

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