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Abies las Compacta
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Abies lasiocarpa 'Compacta'

Silver Fir

Description: Abies lasiocarpa (Compacta) is a dwarf tree of shrub proportions with attractive bright blueish-grey leaves. Purple young cones are produced occasionally. A very slow growing and naturally dwarf tree, like a mini Christmas tree! A slow-growing conifer making a bushy shape with a broadly conical crown.

Abies Growing Tips: Easy in most conditions and in any reasonably well-drained soil, other than shallow chalk. Prefers to be planted in an open, sunny position.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1.25m x 1.5m

General attributes

Text Green Silver Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Very small tree size after 10 years Very small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Evergreen Evergreen
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune