Colorado Fir Tree

Colorado Fir Tree

Colorado Fir Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Abies concolor
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to light shade; prefers moist, well drained soil; dislikes heavy clay but tolerates heat and drought
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Narrow pyramidal; horizontal branches with drooping lower branches
Height:   30 to 50'
Weight:   15 to 30
Leaf:   2" blue green needles
Flower/Fruit:   5" cylindrical cones; purple bloom when young
Comments:    Withstand heat and drought better than most firs
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Candicans