Concolor fir or white fir (Abies concolor)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Concolor fir or white fir (Abies concolor)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large, evergreen tree, but these cultivars are smaller; soft, aromatic, silvery-blue to grayish-green needles; smooth, gray bark; full sun; prefers a cool, sandy loam to loamy soil; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted, heavy clay soil; requires moist, well-drained soil; moderate drought, heat, and salt tolerance but not tolerant to air pollution; native to western U.S. and Mexico; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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