Dwarf Blue Rocky Mountain Fir
Abies lasiocarpa 'Glauca Compacta'
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||A-beez las-ee-oh-KAR-puh GLAW-kuh kom-PAK-ta|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing to 3-4 ft. tall in 10 years; eventually 6-8 ft. tall, 5-6 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Rock Garden, Specimen|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color|
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3 - 7