Genus 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.
Details Abies procera 'Sherwoodii' has a perfectly-shaped "Christmas tree" form as it matures with bright golden-yellow foliage with shades of green on interior foliage. A bold statement tree adding character and height to a 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: Golden - yellow needles. Ultimate Height: 4 - 8m. Ultimate Spread: 1.5 - 2.5cm Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 litre. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Will eventually grow to be a full-sized tree, but the golden colour slows its rate of growth.