Abies concolor 'Candicans'
More About Abies concolor 'Candicans'
- A large, conical specimen with a stately appearance
- Large, bright silvery-blue, blunt needles
- Cones are 20-25 cm in length and green with a purplish hue
- Cones appear on younger branches of older specimens
- Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant
- Use as stand-alone specimen or in groupings of three or five in a larger landscape
As with most fir, cones are held erect on upper branches.
Candicans White Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in an acidic, well-drained, moist to damp soil. Avoid planting in heavy clay, in areas with poor drainage or those within reach of salt spray. Once established, silver fir can tolerate significant drought.
Abies concolor 'Candicans' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
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