(White Fir) Native to parts of western North America, Abies concolor is a beautiful evergreen tree, conical when young with blue-green needles.
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Native to parts of western North America, Abies concolor is a beautiful evergreen tree, conical when young with blue-green needles. Young specimens have smooth grey bark which becomes furrowed with age. Mature Abies concolor develop a dome-like crown.
Abies concolor is a handsome specimen tree best suited to a position in full sun and well drained soil. In our experience here in Derbyshire, they dislike wet or waterlogged soil and need good drainage to thrive.
- Position: Full sun.
- Soil: Well drained soil.
- Hardiness: Hardy.
- Rate of Growth: Moderate to vigorous.
- Habit: Abies concolor grows to be a medium sized to large tree in the UK with a conical habit when young.
- Height: 15 - 20 m (50 - 65 ft)
- Spread: 8 - 10 m (26 - 32 ft)
- How Much Sun
- Full Sun
- Mature Size
- Tree - Medium (20 - 50 ft tall), Tree - Large (over 50 ft tall)
- Growing Conditions
- Soil Type: Dry / Sandy, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Most Soils (not to fussy)
- Special Features
- Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver