Subalpine Fir (Abies lasiocarpa)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 40-45 feet
Plant Spread: 35-40 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Needled
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
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April 22, 2012

Come with us now as we travel to Canada to view the gorgeous gardens of Margaret, (mcash70). Short growing seasons and long cold winters don't seem to mar the beauty of her landscape. Be sure to click on the images to enlarge them. You are going to love what you see!

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