Abies concolor 'Blue Select'
Blue Select White Fir

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Blue (Upright needles are blue, flat, and curved)
Brown (Cones; green before maturity)
 Ultimate Height:
>30-50 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
>15-30 feet
Performs poorly on heavy clay soils
Cultivated Origin
 Diagnostic Characteristics:
Needles (1.5-2.5" long) point upward along stem as in a hairbrush, have 2 waxy bands on lower surface, and suction cup-like bases. First year stems are yellowish-green and slightly downy, in the second year they turn grayish. Butterscotch colored buds are covered with resin. Elongated cones are 3-6" long.
 Special Characteristics:

Additional Information

Better adapted to hot, dry summers than most other firs. 'Blue Select' is noted for its intense blue upright needles.

5 Abies concolor 'Blue Select' found

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