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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Abies concolor''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Abies concolor''<br>
'''Common Name:''' White Fir</h3><br>
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'''Common Name:''' White Fir</h3>
 
Beautiful large tree with aromatic foliage. Dark blue-green needles contrast with ash white bark. Good in large container and may be brought indoors for a living Christmas tree. Can live more than 300 years.<br>
 
Beautiful large tree with aromatic foliage. Dark blue-green needles contrast with ash white bark. Good in large container and may be brought indoors for a living Christmas tree. Can live more than 300 years.<br>
  
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'''Natural Habitat:''' Mixed conifer forest with pine, incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens), and Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) to 11,000'
 
'''Natural Habitat:''' Mixed conifer forest with pine, incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens), and Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) to 11,000'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
 
 
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' FALSE<br>
 
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' TRUE<br>
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
 
  
 
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Revision as of 02:23, 24 June 2008

Botanical Name: Abies concolor
Common Name: White Fir

Beautiful large tree with aromatic foliage. Dark blue-green needles contrast with ash white bark. Good in large container and may be brought indoors for a living Christmas tree. Can live more than 300 years.


Plant Family: Pinaceae

Plant Type: Tree

Height by Width: 60-130' H x 20' W

Growth Habit: Upright pyramidal to cylindrical

Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen

Growth Rate: Moderate

Sun Exposure: Full to part sun

Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic

Water Requiremenets: Moderate

Cold Hardy to: 0 degrees F

Flower Season: Cones

Flower Color: Cones

Endangered? Not listed

Distribution: Widely distributed in N. CA. In So. CA: Tehachapis, Transverse, Peninsular ranges

Natural Habitat: Mixed conifer forest with pine, incense cedar (Calocedrus decurrens), and Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) to 11,000'

Birds: TRUE
Clay: TRUE
Aromatic: TRUE


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