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Abies alba


Order: Pinales
   Family: Pinaceae
            Genus: Abies
                        Specie: Abies alba

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 165 ft (50 m)

Cultivation: Moist fertile soil in full sun

Features: Attractive habit and foliage; decorative cones

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Avenues Windbreaks

Zones: 6-9

Description: Native to the mountainous areas of central and southeast Europe, this species produces the tallest tree in Europe, capable of reaching 200 ft (60 m) with a spread of 20 ft (6 m) in the mature tree. It has dark green upper leaves with silver undersides up

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: One of the tallest trees in Europe; not pollution tolerant

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