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Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group (Balsam fir Hudsonia Group)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
3ft 3in
Max height
4ft 11in
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group

Other names

Balsam fir Hudsonia Group

Genus

Abies Abies

Variety or Cultivar

Hudsonia Group _ Hudsonia Group are dwarf evergreen conifers, with a compact, round shape. Does not produce cones.


Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group is: Evergreen

Tree shape

Small rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids Adelgids , Aphids

General care

Pruning

No pruning is needed.

Propagation methods

Grafting


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Where to grow

Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group (Balsam fir Hudsonia Group) will reach a height of 3ft 3in and a spread of 4ft 11in after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Containers, Foliage only, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil and protect from cold winds.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group

Other names

Balsam fir Hudsonia Group

Genus

Abies Abies

Variety or Cultivar

Hudsonia Group _ Hudsonia Group are dwarf evergreen conifers, with a compact, round shape. Does not produce cones.

Foliage

Evergreen

Tree shape

Small rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Grey-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids

General care

Pruning

No pruning is needed.

Propagation methods

Grafting


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group (Balsam fir Hudsonia Group) will reach a height of 3ft 3in and a spread of 4ft 11in after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, City, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Containers, Foliage only, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil and protect from cold winds.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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