Dwarf Blue Rocky Mountain Fir

Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta'

Item 1934

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USDA Zone:
3-7
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Description:

Striking blue needles are soft to the touch (not sharply pointed like Spruce) and create a dense, pyramidal form. Excellent specimen for containers, rock gardens or to add structure and year-round color to flowering borders. An extremely hardy and easy-care plant.

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Average Size at Maturity
Slow growing to 3-4 ft. tall in 10 years; eventually 6-8 ft. tall, 5-6 ft. wide.
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Pyramidal
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Bloom Time: Conifer; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Rustic

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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