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Abies procera

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Botanical Name: Abies procera
Common Name: Noble Fir

Recommended for high elevations. A beautiful tree with purplish-grey bark. The tallest of the world's firs. Can live to 400 years old.

Plant Family: Pinaceae
Plant Type: Tree
Height by Width: To 200' tall
Growth Habit: Tall with short, rounded crown
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Sun Exposure: Sun or partial sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, acidic
Water Requirements: Moderate
Cold Hardy to: 5500'
Flower Season: Cones
Flower Color: Cones
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: North Klamath Ranges, High Cascade Range,
Natural Habitat: Upper mixed conifer to supalpine forest. Elevation: 3500'-5500'.

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Abies nobilis
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