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Abies concolor

White Fir (Concolor Fir/Colorado Fir)

A large, narrowly pyramidal, specimen conifer with a medium growth rate. Grows best in a moist, well-drained soil. Tolerant of drought, shade, and city conditions.

  • »  A large, conical specimen with a stately appearance
  • »  Large, silvery-blue, blunt needles
  • »  Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant
  • »  Cones appear on younger branches of older specimens
  • »  Use as a stand-alone specimen or in sets of threes or fives in a larger landscape
  • »  Withstands heat and drought better than most firs

2gal
$39.75
5gal
$144.00
7gal
$219.00
  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:3
  • Height:15-20 m
  • Spread:5-8 m
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Medium
Slow
Attributes
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Juglan Tolerant
Habit
Conical
Pyramidal
Upright
Foliage Color
Blue
Silver
Landscape uses
Screening (privacy)
Specimen
Additional Information about Abies concolor

The white fir is native to North America and found primarily in the mountains of western United States. From far away this conifer can be mistaken for Picea pungens 'Glauca.'

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Abies concolor

Grows best in an acidic, well-drained, moist to damp soil. Avoid planting in heavy clay or areas with poor drainage. White fir generally have a lower tolerance to urban pollution.