Blue Spanish Fir

Abies pinsapo Glauca - botanical name

Abies pinsapo Glauca

Evergreen slow growing grafted coniferous tree (12m x 6m) with a conical habit becoming columnar with age from Spain and Morocco. Blue grey stiff needles arranged radially around the branchlets. Cones with a short pointed tip. Useful feature or focal point for its colour contrast and distinctive shape. Prefers full sun in a cool mountain climate. Frost tolerant. Drought sensitive.

  • Plant type
    Tree
  • Sun/Shade tolerance
    Full sun
  • Frost tolerance
    Frost hardy
  • Soil type(s)
    Sand, Clay, Loam
  • Water rating
    Medium
  • Plant origin
    Non indigenous (Spain & Morocco)
  • Scale
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