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Abies forrestii


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 70 ft (21 m)

Cultivation: Cool, moist, sheltered sites

Features: Purple-blue cones

Uses: Specimen tree Tree for large landscapes

Zones: 7-9

Description: Native to western China?specifically northwestern Yunnan and southeastern Tibet?this fir grows to a height of 70 ft (21 m) and 20 ft (6 m) wide. The tree attains a pyramidal shape as it matures and the branches grow spirally up the stem. The leaves are da

Growth Habit: Conical with whorled ascending branches

Comments: Not tolerant of dry areas

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