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Abies procera


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 250 ft (75 m)

Cultivation: Cool, moist, sheltered sites

Features: Gray-green to silver-blue leaves, banded gray underneath

Uses: Tree for large landscapes Conifer gardens

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to the high rainfall areas of western USA, this is a roughly pyramidical tree which becomes broader as it matures. The tree can reach a height of 250 ft (75 m) but up to 150 ft (45 m) with a spread of 30 ft (9 m) is more usual. Leaves are gray-gree

Growth Habit: Conical when young, ageing to broad columnar

Comments: Prostrate cultivar available

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