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Abies nordmanniana


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 160 ft (50 m)

Cultivation: Cool, moist, sheltered sites

Features: Glossy green leaves, silver underneath; aromatic when crushed

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 4-8

Description: From mountain forests in the western Caucasus where it reaches 180 ft (55 m), this species under cultivation forms an elegant conical spire of tiered limbs sweeping downwards?it is one of the most admired of all firs. Foliage is deep glossy green in disti

Growth Habit: Conical with horizontal branches sweeping downwards

Comments: Not pollution tolerant

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