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Abies homolepis /Nikko Fir

Abies homolepis   / Abies homolepis
Silvery-blue foliage
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Silvery-blue foliage

Lush, green needled foliage

Strong horizontal branches

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Scientific Name: Abies homolepis
Common Name: Nikko Fir
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6 Determine Your Zone
Height: 20-30 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: Cannot tolerate hot, humid growing conditions. Best adapted to cool climates in full sunlight to partial shade. Produces glossy, green foliage with needles about 1.25 inches long. Needles are slightly notched at the tip of each needle. Makes an excellent large specimen tree for the lawn where conditions are favorable. Is reported to tolerate urban conditions quite well.