Spanish Fir, Golden Spanish Fir
Abies pinsapo 'Aurea'

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

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Chartreuse/Yellow

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:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

Abies pinsapo 'Aurea' GOLDEN SPANISH FIR EG (z7) (Bonsai)
Sulfur-yellow needles make this slow-growing flat-topped shrub a real eye-catcher but also demand some shade to prevent sunburn. PSh/Med