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Abies concolor


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 25 ft (8 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist sites in full sun

Features: Blue-green leaves with lemon scent

Uses: Specimen tree Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 5-9

Description: Growing in western USA down to northern Mexico, this statuesque tree with a pyramidal crown can reach a height of 120 ft (36 m) and a width of up to 25 ft (8 m). The leaves are a dull greenish gray, growing to 21?2 in (6 cm) long, and the cones are cylind

Growth Habit: Columnar with conical crown

Comments: Some cultivars available; not pollution tolerant

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