Dwarf Blue Spanish Fir
Abies pinsapo 'Glauca Prostrata'
Water regularly, when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||A-beez pin-SAH-po GLAW-kuh prost-RAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing, reaching 3 ft. tall and 6 to 8 ft. wide in 10 years.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Rustic|
|Growth Habit||Mounding, Spreading|
|Landscape Use||Border, Rock Garden, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Hillside, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly, when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Companion Plants||Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora); Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Switch Grass (Panicum); Barberry (Berberis); Rhododendron (Rhododendron)|
Thrives in well drained, enriched, acidic soils. Water deeply at regular intervals during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. May be kept on the dry side, when established. Add a layer of mulch to the root area to protect in harsh winter areas.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-8