Abies procera 'Glauca Prostrata'
Compact White Fir
Abies are evergreen conifers, widespread in Asia, Central America, Europe, North America and North Africa. Often very tall, with spiralled branches bearing flattened, linear leaves. The seed-cones stand upright on the branches unlike Spruces which have pendulous cones. Young cones are very eye-catching, ranging in colours from white, green, blueish violet and a purple red.
Abies procera 'Glauca Prostrata' is a low growing slow to moderate growing beautiful prostate tree with dark silvery blue foliage. It does however sometimes produces a vertical leader so we suggest you prune this off. A Lime Cross Favourite!
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage Colour: Green - blue needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre.
Ultimate Height: 1.5 - 2.5m.
Ultimate Spread: 1.5 - 2.5m.
Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years.
Special Attributes: Perfect for rock gardens.