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January 2019


August 2015

White Fir

Catalogue A# 0097-003 Z47

GPS 45D 43' 56" N / 108D 67' 16" W


Abies concolor

Family: Pinaceae

Origin: North America, Southwest U.S.,northern Mexico

Common name: White Fir

Location: West side Plaza Junction behind Boxwood

Number in accession: 1

Note: Donated by member of Montana Nurserymen's Association

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This 24 inch White fir provides overall benefits of:

$124 every year. 


The white fir is a hardy and ornamental North American native evergreen. Its attractive, blue-green needles curve outward and upward on branches and, when crushed, emit a lemon scent. This choice plant tolerates a wide range of conditions, including drought, heat, and cold temperatures. 

Tree or Plant Type: Tree
        Foliage: Evergreen (foliage year-round)
        Native Locale: North America
        Landscape Uses: Massing, Screen, Shade tree, Specimen
        Size Range: Large tree (more than 40 feet), Medium tree (25-40 feet)
Mature Height: 30-50 feet
Mature Width: 15-20 feet
        Light Exposure: Full sun (6 hrs direct light daily), Partial sun/shade (4-6 hrs light daily)
        Hardiness Zones: Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7
        Soil Preference: Moist, well-drained soil, Sandy soil
        Acid Soils: Tolerant
        Alkaline Soils: Moderately Tolerant
        Salt Spray: Intolerant
        Soil Salt: Intolerant
        Drought Conditions: Tolerant
        Poor Drainage: Intolerant
        Season of Interest: Early winter, Mid winter, Late winter, Early spring, Mid spring, Late spring, Early summer, Mid summer, Late summer, Early fall, Mid fall, Late fall
        Flower Color & Fragrance: Inconspicuous
        Shape or Form: Pyramidal
        Growth Rate: Slow
        Transplants Well: Yes
        Wildlife: Browsers, Game birds, Nesting birds, Small mammal

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