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Abies concolor 'Candicans'

Abies concolor 'Candicans' - Candicans White Fir

Abies concolor 'Candicans' - Candicans White Fir

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

Interesting Notes:

As with most fir, cones are held erect on upper branches.

Zone:

5

Height:

10-11 m

Spread:

2-3 m
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Fruit

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Silver

Landscape uses

Screening (privacy)
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies concolor 'Candicans'

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Abies concolor 'Select'

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