Abies pinsapo

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  1. Partelow

    Partelow New Member

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    I have a lovely Abies pinsapo (Spanish Fir) in my Zone 6 garden. It is 20 ft. And now coning well. I would be interested in where it is also being growing successfully. such An unusual true fir with its rigid needles racially arranged.
     
  2. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Esteemed Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    We've had one growing at UBC Botanical Garden since the mid-1970s (zone 8). Did you mean radially-arranged?
     
  3. Partelow

    Partelow New Member

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    Yes, radially arranged. Mine is also glaucus.....perhaps they all are. I recall, also, seeing one at an arboretum in Spokane many years ago. So I imagine Abies pinsapo could do well to USDA zone 5. I would encourage collectors to give it a try.
     
  4. Michael F

    Michael F Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Decidedly marginal in zone 5, but yes, worth a try.
     

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