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Plant Catalog


Abies lasiocarpa
Subalpine Fir
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Bluish-gray needles and a narrow, spire-like crown are characteristics of this high elevation fir. Exhibits a thin, smooth gray bark when young and a fissured bark when older. Naturally growing subalpines portray an airy layered branch structure.
Growth Rate:  Slow
Maximum Height: 50 ft.
Maximum Width: 5-15 ft.
Zone: 2-6
Type: Native
Flower Color: N/A
Flower Time: N/A
  Plant Type:  Evergreen
Growth Habit:  Tree
Water Req.:  Medium
Light Req.:  Partial
Soil Req.:  Light-Medium
Plant Catalog classifications
Water Requirements (H20)
Wet = Saturate, withstands flood
Medium = Moist, requires good drainage
Dry = Drought tolerant, minimal water
Soil Types
Light = sandy
Medium = loam
Heavy = clay