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Abies nordmanniana

Common Name(s):
Caucasian fir, Nordman fir
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Best suited for a northern climate; dislikes hot, dry summers; casts dense shade; easy to transplant

Height:
40-60 ft.
Flower:
5 to 6 in. pinkish brown with blue bloom cones; turns reddish brown in fall
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; moist, well drained soil; dislikes wet feet; not drought tolerant
Texture:
Fine to medium
Form:
Pyramidal; dense; narrow; tiered, whorled branches to the ground
Width:
12-18 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
.75 to 1.5 in. glossy black green needles; 2 white bands on underside
Tags:
conifer, orange cones, cold weather, green, temperate, needles, evergreen

NCCES plant id: 1868

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