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Abies sachalinensis


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 80 ft (24 m)

Cultivation: Cool, moist, sheltered sites

Features: Mid-green leaves, white bands underneath

Uses: Specimen tree

Zones: 6-9

Description: Native to Sakhalin Island of Pacific Russia and Hokkaido in Japan, this fir attains a height of 80 ft (24 m). Juvenile trees are conical, but as they mature they become more columnar, and with age are distinctly flat-topped. Similar in appearance to Ab

Growth Habit: Conical when young, columnar with age with a flat top

Comments: Not pollution tolerant

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