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Abies lasiocarpa


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 60 ft (18 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist sites; can tolerate drier areas

Features: Gray-green leaves; cones are oblong, turning from purple to brown

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens

Zones: 4-9

Description: This conical tree reaches 60 ft (18m) with a spread of 12 ft (3.5 m), and is found growing up to the tree line in the Rocky Mountains from Arizona to Alaska. Its dense spiky leaves are gray-green in color, 11?2 in (35 mm) long with bluish stripes on both

Growth Habit: Pyramid habit

Comments: Not pollution tolerant

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