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Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta'

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More About Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta'

  • Dwarf, compact conifer with a tight, uniform, conical habit
  • New growth is light green, maturing to a vivid blue as the season progresses
  • This brilliant blue colour matures to steel-blue for the winter

Zone:

5

Height:

250-300 cm

Spread:

200-250 cm
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Compact Rocky Mountain Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

This extremely uniform cultivar will retain its compact growth with no pruning. Makes a great focal point for winter interest.


Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Conical
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Blue

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta'

Abies concolor 'Conica'

Abies concolor 'Conica'

Conica White Fir

Picea pungens 'Sester Dwarf'

Picea pungens 'Sester Dwarf'

Sester Dwarf Blue Spruce

Picea pungens 'Baby Blue'

Picea pungens 'Baby Blue'

Baby Blue Colorado Spruce