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Abies balsamea 'Nana'

Abies balsamea 'Nana' - Dwarf Balsam Fir

More About Abies balsamea 'Nana'

  • Rounded with laterally-spreading dense branches
  • Dark green needles have white bands on their undersides
  • Small cones are dark violet when young
  • Slow-growing dwarf

Zone:

3

Height:

50-60 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm
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Dwarf Balsam Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in partial shade where the soil is moist but well-drained. Works well in rock gardens or mixed borders. 


Abies balsamea 'Nana' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Rounded
Spreading
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Border/edging

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