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Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf' (Greek Fir)

Greek Fir 'Meyer's Dwarf'


A popular selection, Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf' (Greek Fir) is a dwarf evergreen conifer rich of many habits. Depending on the nature of the scionwood used in propagation, this dwarf selection could present itself as a low, spreading mat of sharp, stiff, glossy dark green needles with silvery underneath. It can also be seen as an upright pyramidal tree adorned with sturdy, short branches. Slow-growing, 2-3 in. (5-7 cm) per year, this miniature conifer is an excellent choice for the rock garden, mixed shrub border or as a ground cover.

  • Grows up to 20 in. high (50 cm) and 5 ft. wide (150 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun or part shade in rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils.
  • No pruning required.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 6
Heat Zones 5 – 6
Plant Type Conifers
Plant Family Abies - Firs
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Spacing 48" – 60" (120cm – 150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 6
Heat Zones 5 – 6
Plant Type Conifers
Plant Family Abies - Firs
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' – 2' (30cm – 60cm)
Spread 4' – 5' (120cm – 150cm)
Spacing 48" – 60" (120cm – 150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers
Garden Styles Gravel and Rock Garden

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