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Abies procera ‘Blaue Hexe’ (Blue Noble Fir)

Blue Noble Fir 'Blaue Hexe', Blaue Hexe Blue Noble Fir

Abies procera 'Blaue Hexe', Blue Noble Fir, Noble Fir, Evergreen Conifer, Evergreen Shrub, Blue Conifer, Blue Fir, Dwarf Conifer

Abies procera ‘Blaue Hexe’ (Blue Noble Fir) is a desirable, dwarf, evergreen conifer forming a flattened globe adorned with short, bright powdery blue needles. Slow-growing, 1.2 in. per year (2-5 cm), this attractive Blue Noble Fir is a great choice for small gardens, containers or rockeries.

  • Grows up to 18 in. tall and wide (45 cm).
  • Performs best in full sun in rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Will tolerate thin, rocky soils with good moisture.
  • Perfect small gardens, containers or rockeries.
  • Watch for aphids, adelgids and honey fungus. Easy to grow and easy to care for.
  • No pruning required.

Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 6
Heat Zones 5 - 6
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Conifers, Shrubs
Plant Family Pinaceae
Genus Abies
Common names Noble Fir, Fir
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Patio And Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Gravel and Rock Garden, Traditional Garden
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Abies nordmanniana (Nordmann Fir)
Abies procera (Noble Fir)
Abies concolor (White Fir)
Abies lasiocarpa (Subalpine Fir)
Abies balsamea (Balsam Fir)
Abies grandis (Grand Fir)

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 - 6
Heat Zones 5 - 6
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 15, 16, 17
Plant Type Conifers, Shrubs
Plant Family Pinaceae
Genus Abies
Common names Noble Fir, Fir
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Early, Mid, Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Winter
Height 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 24" (60cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy, Evergreen
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Patio And Containers, Small Gardens
Garden Styles Informal and Cottage, Gravel and Rock Garden, Traditional Garden
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Do I Need?
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