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Abies grandis (Giant fir)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
196ft 10in
Max height
26ft 3in
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Abies grandis

Other names

Giant fir

Genus

Abies Abies

Species

A. grandis - A. grandis is a very quick growing, very tall, evergreen conifer, with flat, linear shiny green leaves and large cones.


Abies grandis is: Evergreen

Habit

Broadly conical, Tall

Foliage

Blue-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids Adelgids , Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

No pruning is needed.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Abies grandis (Giant fir) will reach a height of 196ft 10in and a spread of 26ft 3in after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wind-breaker

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil.

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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Botanical name

Abies grandis

Other names

Giant fir

Genus

Abies Abies

Species

A. grandis - A. grandis is a very quick growing, very tall, evergreen conifer, with flat, linear shiny green leaves and large cones.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Broadly conical, Tall


Colour

Foliage

Blue-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

No pruning is needed.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Abies grandis (Giant fir) will reach a height of 196ft 10in and a spread of 26ft 3in after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Wind-breaker

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil.

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

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