Blue Cloak White Fir

Abies concolor 'Blue Cloak'

A beautiful dwarf conifer with striking powder blue foliage. Develops an upright, pyramidal form with thin, medium sized needles arranged on gently weeping branches. Ideal small landscape specimen or rock garden accent. Evergreen.
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Water regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.


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Botanical PronunciationA-beez KON-kol-or
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing, 7-10 ft.tall and 3-4 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorSilver-blue
Garden StyleRustic
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly, when top 3 in. of soil is dry.

Thrives in well drained, mineral, acidic soils, evenly moist but not soggy. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Add a layer of mulch to the root area to protect in harsh winter areas.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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