Abies balsamea 'Piccolo'
More About 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
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.
Piccolo Dwarf Balsam Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips
A very low-maintenance plant requiring little to no pruning. A smaller slower-growing alternative to Abies balsamea 'Nana'.
Abies balsamea 'Piccolo' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average