Abies concolor ‘Violacea’ Abies

Abies

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

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Conical
  • Do not prune
  • Leaf colour: Blue / Silver
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Prefers full sun
  • Open space planting

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