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Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf'

Also called Dwarf Spreading Greek Fir


More About Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf'

  • A mounding cultivar forming spiked spreading branches
  • Radiating, dark emerald-green needles
  • Grows best with some shade in the heat of the day

Zone:

5

Height:

70-80 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

Green
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Meyer's Dwarf Greek Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

A very low-maintenance plant having an irregular growth habit and requiring little to no pruning. Meyer's Dwarf Greek fir is one of the larger spreading dwarf conifers. 


Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Spreading
Mounding
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf'

Picea abies 'Formanek'

Picea abies 'Formanek'

Formanek Norway spruce

Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star'

Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star'

Spreading Star Red Silver Fir

Abies fraseri 'Klein's Nest'

Abies fraseri 'Klein's Nest'

Klein's Nest Dwarf Fraser Fir

Abies procera 'Glauca Prostrata'

Abies procera 'Glauca Prostrata'

Prostrate Blue Noble Fir