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Abies alba Pendula

Weeping European Silver Fir

An extremely pendulous silver fir with dark green, glossy foliage and white stripes on the undersurface. Can be used as a ground cover if left unstaked.

  • »  Upright and narrow with irregular, pendulous branches
  • »  Soft green needles with silver banded undersides
  • »  An excellent alternative for a weeping specimen

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$555.00
  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:4
  • Height:10-12 m
  • Spread:3-4 m
Exposure
Full Shade
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Medium
Slow
Attributes
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Habit
Upright
Weeping
Foliage Color
Green
Landscape uses
Rock garden
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Abies alba 'Pendula'

This weeping form of European silver fir was found in 1835 at the Godefroy Nursery in Ville D'Avra, France. A mature specimen is in the botanical garden of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Abies alba 'Pendula'

Weeping European silver fir is a low-maintenance option for an unusual upright conifer. Young plants can be selectively pruned and staked to achieve a uniform, compact shape.