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Trees
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Abies concolor
White Fir, Colorado Fir
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Category: Trees
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7
AHS Heat Zone: 7 to 1
Light: Full sun to partial shade
 

Description
The White Fir is similar to Blue Spruce in foliage color and general form. Its attractive foliage gives the White Fir a soft appearance. Flat, evergreen needles are silvery-blue or silvery-green. Cones grow upward rather than downward on branches.

Plant Profile
Family Pinaceae
Origin Colorado to southern California, New Mexico to northern Mexico
Maintenance Low
Height 30' to 40'
Spread 20' to 25'
Growth Habit Pyramidal
Growth Rate Slow to Moderate
Foliage Colors Silver-blue or silvery-green
Soil Type Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture Moist, Well-drained
Soil pH Acidic
Uses Windbreak, Screen, Specimen

Nice to know
Somewhat tolerant of urban conditions. Heat and cold tolerant. Occasionally used for Christmas trees.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             


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For use on Trees: STA-GREEN® 3-MonthTM Nursery Special®


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