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Abies lasiocarpa 'Green Globe' (Alpine Fir)

Alpine Fir 'Green Globe', Green Globe Alpine Fir, Rocky Mountain Fir 'Green Globe', Subalpine Fir 'Green Globe'


Abies lasiocarpa ‘Green Globe’ is a semi-dwarf, evergreen conifer of globose habit when young, becoming conical over time, and clothed in a lush foliage of short, soft, green needles. Slow-growing, 3-6 in. per year (7-15 cm), this Alpine Fir is a great choice for foundation plantings or rockeries.

  • Grows up to 2-5 ft. tall and wide (60-150 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soils.;
  • Perfect for small gardens, rock gardens.
  • Virtually disease free. Watch for aphids and adelgids. Easy to grow, easy to care for.
  • No pruning required.
  • Propagate by seed or grafting

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 6
Heat Zones 5 – 6
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, A2, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Shrubs
Plant Family Abies - Firs
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 2' – 5' (60cm – 150cm)
Spread 2' – 5' (60cm – 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 6
Heat Zones 5 – 6
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, A2, A3
Plant Type Conifers, Shrubs
Plant Family Abies - Firs
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early,Mid,Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 2' – 5' (60cm – 150cm)
Spread 2' – 5' (60cm – 150cm)
Spacing 60" (150cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen, Fruit & Berries
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

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