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Abies concolor

Common Name(s):
Colorado fir, White fir
Cultivar(s):
Candicans
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Withstand heat and drought better than most firs

Height:
30-50 ft.
Flower:
5 in. cylindrical cones; purple bloom when young
Zones:
3-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to light shade; prefers moist, well drained soil; dislikes heavy clay but tolerates heat and drought
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Narrow pyramidal; horizontal branches with drooping lower branches
Width:
15-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
2 in. blue green needles
Tags:
conifer, cones, evergreen tree, pyramidal shape, large tree, drought tolerant, light shade, full sun, purple flowers, needles, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1863

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