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Abies alba 'Pendula'

More About Abies alba 'Pendula'

  • Upright and narrow with irregular, pendulous branches
  • Soft green needles with silver banded undersides
  • An excellent alternative for a weeping specimen

Interesting Notes:

This weeping form of European silver fir was found in 1835 at the Godefroy Nursery in Ville D'Avra, France. A mature specimen is in the botanical garden of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Zone:

4

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Weeping European Silver Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

Weeping European silver fir is a low-maintenance option for an unusual upright conifer. Young plants can be selectively pruned and staked to achieve a uniform compact shape. 


Abies alba 'Pendula' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Evergreen
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Habit

Upright
Weeping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies alba 'Pendula'

Abies alba 'Green Spiral'

Abies alba 'Green Spiral'

Green Spiral Silver Fir

Picea abies 'Wartburg'

Picea abies 'Wartburg'

Wartburg Norway Spruce

Picea abies 'Aarburg'

Picea abies 'Aarburg'

Aarburg Weeping Norway Spruce

Picea abies 'Pendula'

Picea abies 'Pendula'

Weeping Norway Spruce