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PlantFiles: Blue Spanish Fir
Abies pinsapo 'Glauca'

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Family: Pinaceae (py-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Abies (A-bees) (Info)
Species: pinsapo (pin-SAH-po) (Info)
Cultivar: Glauca

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Category:
Shrubs
Trees
Conifers

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
30-40 ft. (9-12 m)
over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Blue-Green

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
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Seed Collecting:
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Profile:

No positives
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No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 16, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Abies pinsapo 'Glauca' BLUE SPANISH FIR EG (z7) (Bonsai)
Striking, short,rigid, blue-grey needles radiate densely from all sides of the branchlets on this medium-large fir--a blue-grey hedgehog! Sun-PSh/Med/GDr



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