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Abies numidica


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Cool moist sites; can tolerate drier areas

Features: Dark green leaves, white underneath

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: This broadly conical tree grows up to 80 ft (24 m) tall with a spread of 20 ft (6 m) and is only found in the wild in the Kabyl region of Algeria. The leaves, 3?4 in (18 mm) long, are dark green with strong blue-white banding on the underside. The leaves

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Dwarf cultivars available; not pollution tolerant

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