Abies homolepis
Nikko Fir

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Brown (Cones; sometimes purplish; green before maturity)
 Ultimate Height:
>30-50 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
>15-30 feet
 Light Requirements:
Prefers moist, well-drained loam soil; does not perform best on clay or high pH soils
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Needles are 1" long and form a solid cushion without a pectinate (comb-like) arrangement. Needles are glossy dark green above with 2 white waxy bands beneath, and a slight notch at the flattened apex. Needle length shortens towards tip of stem, giving a tapered appearance. Emerging cones are green, turning pale brown to purplish, eventually reaching 4-6" long.
 Special Characteristics:

Additional Information

Often damaged by deer.

1 Abies homolepis found

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