Abies alba 'Pyramidalis'
Abies alba 'Pyramidalis' - Pyramidal European Silver Fir - Photo courtesy of Russell's Nursery, Inc.
More About Abies alba 'Pyramidalis'
- Grows in a tight pyramidal shape, opening with age
- Needles are dark green with a silver stripe on the reverse
- Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant
- Can be 'candled' to maintain shape
Pyramidal European Silver Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in an acidic well-drained moist to damp soil. Avoid planting in heavy clay or areas with poor drainage. In late spring, when buds are still light green and approximately 5 cm long, they can be pinched in half with thumb and finger to help maintain shape.
Abies alba 'Pyramidalis' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)