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Abies firma


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist sites

Features: Shiny green leaves; brown cones

Uses: Specimen tree Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 6-9

Description: Originally from southern Japan, this fir grows to a height of up to 100 ft (30 m). Its 1 in (25 mm) leaves are a shiny deep green, and it bears brown egg-shaped cones, up to 6 in (15 cm) long. It is susceptible to spring frost damage. ZONES 6?9.

Growth Habit: Conical, lower branches horizontal, upper ascending

Comments: Frost tender

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