Piccolo Dwarf Balsam Fir

Abies balsamea 'Piccolo'

  • A very dwarf globe with short, nearly vertical branches
  • Radiating, dark green needles
  • Showy, brown buds add winter interest
  • Works well in rock gardens, mixed borders, or patio planters

ZONE:
3

HEIGHT:
40-50 cm

SPREAD:
60-70 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


A very low-maintenance plant requiring little to no pruning. A smaller slower-growing alternative to Abies balsamea 'Nana'.

Additional Notes about Piccolo Dwarf Balsam Fir:


Found and introduced by Edwin Carstens Nursery, Varel, Germany. A notable specimen can be found at The A.M. (Mac) Cuddy Gardens, Strathroy, Ontario, Canada.

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suitable subtitutions for Abies balsamea 'Piccolo'

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Picea abies 'Little Gem'
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