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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist sites with fertile well-drained soils

Features: Bluish gray leaves on horizontal branches

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 5-9

Description: A conical tree with a height up to 80 ft (24 m) and a spread of 25 ft (8 m), it is native to southern and central Japan. Its dull grayish green leaves are 11?2 in (35 mm) long with a strong silver banding, and the branches are tiered up the trunk. It has

Growth Habit: Conical, widely branched habit

Comments: Not pollution tolerant

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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