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Abies con Violacea

Abies concolor 'Violacea'

Silver fur

Description: Abies concolor 'Violacea'  is one of the best fir varieties available with very silvery-blue needles. Very decorative large, greyish-blue cones with brown tips. The tree is conical, quite symmetrical forming layers of irregular branches. A naturally smallish tree so ideal for smaller gardens. Very hardy and quite slow growing.

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) : 4m x 3m

General attributes

Text Blue Silver Foliage
Text Conical

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Open space planting Open space planting
Evergreen Evergreen
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs full sun Needs full sun
Don't prune Don't prune