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Noble Fir

Abies procera

Also known as

Noble fir

Abies procera Glauca by Andrzej Opejda (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

40m

Max

8m

12m

Min

4m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Noble Fir Overview

Abies procera is a vigorous large evergreen conifer growing into a conical shape with glaucous grey-green needles that spiral and curve upwards. It produces upright, yellow-green cones gradually ripening to purple-brown.

Common problems with Noble Fir

Can get Adelgids (Woolly Conifer Aphids) but general disease free

How to propagate Noble Fir

Seed

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Noble Fir

A low maintenance tree used as specimen tree in parks and gardens. It's attractive needles make it a popular choice as a christmas tree.