BlueBell Nursery - Conifers - Abies - Abies procera 'Glauca'

Abies procera 'Glauca'
Abies procera 'Glauca'
Abies procera 'Glauca'
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Description

Information Only - One of the most colourful and stately of all conifers, Abies procera 'Glauca' will produce eye-catching, upright, large (up to 25 cm long), steel-blue cones which turn bronze/brown as they age. As a young plant this is usually grown for the lovely blue foliage and cones.

Mature specimens will in many years time also have splendid trunks and an elegant, slender habit.

Looking for something with similar good silver blue foliage? Try Cedrus deodara 'Bushs Electra' (Blue Himalayan Cedar)

This plant is not currently available to buy. If you are interested in it, please email us at sales@bluebellnursery.com or call our office on (01530) 413700 and we can contact you when available.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Rate of Growth: Usually very slow until established then moderate.
  • Habit: Abies procera 'Glauca' grows to be a large tree with a pyramidal, upright habit.
    • Height: 20 m (65 ft).
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft).
  • Notes: Abies procera 'Glauca' is initially very slow growing and they are available as a young, small plants. After one or two years, once established, it starts to grow at a more vigorous rate.


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