Traditional native Christmas tree with fragrant needles when crushed. Prefers moist, well drained acidic soil and tolerates some shade.
Abies balsamea var phanerolepis
Uniform, short ascending branches form a tightly pyramidal to conical formal habit. Flat needles are lustrous dark green above with white stomatic bands below; dark violet cones when young, turn gray-brown at maturity.
Long bluish needles and light colored new growth make it a beautiful evergreen. Full conical shape with branches to the base. Tolerant of heat and cold. Plant in rich well drained soil. Full sun.
A slow growing showy evergreen put on a upright display of blue to violet-purple cones, on fine to medium textured needles. Will do well in sun with moist well drained soil and tolerates the wind.
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