Abies procera 'Noble's Dwarf'
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 'Noble's Dwarf’ has a mound-like shape and crowded needles that are flat, blunt and blue. A great smaller fir specimen that adds a beautiful blue detail to any garden. Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery.
Soil Type: Acid, alkaline, heavy clay, light sandy, normal.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage Colour: Green/blue needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre.
Ultimate Height: 30 - 60cm.
Ultimate Spread: 120 - 150cm
Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years.
Special Attributes: Perfect for rock gardens.