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Abies bracteata

Classification

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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 150 ft (45 m)

Cultivation: Moist sheltered sites

Features: Unusual foliage; projecting bracts on cones

Uses: Specimen tree Conifer gardens

Zones: 7-10

Description: This lofty tree from the Santa Lucia Mountains in California with a height of 80 ft (24 m) and a spread of 20 ft (6 m), can grow to 150 ft (45 m) in its native habitat. It has dark green leaves 2 in (5 cm) long with silvery green undersides. The cones, 4

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Not pollution tolerant







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