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Abies concolor 'Compacta'

Abies concolor 'Compacta' - Compact White Fir

Abies concolor 'Compacta' - Compact White Fir

More About Abies concolor 'Compacta'

  • AKA Abies concolor 'Violacea Compacta'
  • Slow irregular spreading growth habit
  • Long silvery-blue needles throughout the year
  • Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant
  • A slow-growing cultivar for tight areas

Zone:

4

Height:

150-250 cm

Spread:

150-250 cm
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Compact White Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows well if planted in full sun, protected from harsh winds and in a slightly acidic, moist, but well-drained soil. Avoid planting in heavy clay or areas with poor drainage.


Abies concolor 'Compacta' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Habit

Dwarf
Spreading

Foliage Color

Silver
Blue

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies concolor 'Compacta'

Picea pungens 'Montgomery'

Picea pungens 'Montgomery'

Montgomery Colorado Blue Spruce

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Pinus sylvestris 'Glauca Nana'

Dwarf Blue Scots Pine