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Other common names
compact corkbark fir
Abies arizonica 'Compacta' Abies lasiocarpa 'Arizonica Compacta'
Abies are evergreen conifers, often very tall, with whorled branches bearing flattened, linear leaves, often whitish beneath, and on the upper branches, large cones which break up whilst attached to the tree
'Compacta' is a low-growing evergreen conifer making a bushy medium-sized shrub with a broadly conical crown, bright blue-grey foliage and purple young cones are produced occasionally by this cultivar
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Clay, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil. Slow growing.
Propagate by seed or grafting
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Rock Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Can get aphids and adelgids
Generally disease free
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