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Abies grandis


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 200 ft (60 m)

Cultivation: Cool, moist, sheltered sites with fertile well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves, white banding underneath; citron scent when crushed

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 6-9

Description: This giant conical to columnar tree from western North America has reached heights of 300 ft (90 m) on Vancouver Island, but in cultivation a height of 200 ft (60 m) is more usual, while the spread can be 25 ft (8 m). It has dark green, soft shiny leaves,

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Not pollution tolerant

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