General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: Miniature growth rate of less that 1 inch per year and less than 12 inches after 10 years
Plant Spread: Achieves a bun shape
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Pollinators: Wind
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Parentage: Witch's broom of: Abies concolor

Common names
  • White Fir
  • Colorado Fir
  • Concolor Fir

Comments:
  • Posted by arctangent (Ann Arbor, Michigan - Zone 6a) on Oct 6, 2020 11:05 AM concerning plant:
    Named for the location (Rockford, Illinois) of the parent white fir from which cuttings of the witch's broom were taken. A specimen of this cultivar can be seen at Hidden Lake Gardens, Michigan, in the Harper Collection of Dwarf and Rare Conifers.

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