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Abies fargesii


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 65 ft (20 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist sites

Features: Dark green leaves; silver strip underneath

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 7-9

Description: A statuesque tree from central China, this attains a height of 60 ft (18 m) with a spread of up to 12 ft (3.5 m). It has dark green leaves with silver striped undersides 1 in (25 mm) long and pale brown bark. The egg-shaped cones are violet-purple in colo

Growth Habit: Columnar to conical

Comments: Not pollution tolerant

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