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Abies fraseri


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 65 ft (20 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist sites with fertile well-drained soil

Features: Mid to dark green leaves; silvery to greenish band underneath

Uses: Specimen tree Conifer gardens

Zones: 6-9

Description: This pyramidal tree, growing to a height of 60 ft (18 m), with a spread of 20 ft (6 m), is native to southwestern Virginia, western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee in the USA. The leaves are mid- to dark green with a silvery to greenish white band on

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Fast growing; short lived

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