Candicans White Fir

Abies concolor 'Candicans'

  • A large, conical specimen with a stately appearance
  • Large, bright silvery-blue, blunt needles
  • Cones are 20-25 cm in length and green with a purplish hue
  • Cones appear on younger branches of older specimens
  • Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant
  • Use as stand-alone specimen or in groupings of three or five in a larger landscape

ZONE:
5

HEIGHT:
10-11 m

SPREAD:
2-3 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Grows best in an acidic, well-drained, moist to damp soil. Avoid planting in heavy clay, in areas with poor drainage or those within reach of salt spray. Once established, silver fir can tolerate significant drought.

Additional Notes about Candicans White Fir:


As with most fir, cones are held erect on upper branches.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Medium
ATTRIBUTES:
Fruit
Juglan Tolerant
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Silver
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen
Screening (privacy)

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable subtitutions for Abies concolor 'Candicans'