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Abies concolor/White Fir

Abies concolor / Abies concolor
Widely used as a Christmas tree
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Widely used as a Christmas tree

Maintains its conical shape when fairly large

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Scientific Name: Abies concolor
Common Name: White Fir
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 20- 30 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Does not do well in hot climates and only fair in droughty soils but does better than most firs under these situations. Has pyramidal shape with horizontal branches with the lower ones drooping. Widely used as a Christmas tree. Very slow growing, generally only 12 to 18 inches or so per year.