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Abies cephalonica


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist climate; can tolerate drier areas

Features: Large, wide branches

Uses: Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 7-10

Description: Native to central and southern Greece, this pyramidal tree has a crown that spreads as it ages, sometimes reaching 100 ft (30 m) in height and up to 25 ft (8 m) in spread. In ancient times it was used for ships? timber. Its dark green, rigid, slightly cur

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Upper branches can break

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