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HEIGHT:60 - 75 feet
SPREAD:15 - 20 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Grayish-green needles with pale midrib; crisp, stiff branches; branches gray, covered with soft reddish down; young cones purple, up to 4" long and may be retained several years; symmetrically shaped tree.
LIMITATIONS:Protect from winter winds.
HARDINESS:SC, SE (Zone 3)
ORIGIN:Southeast Alaska to Oregon, Utah and New Mexico.
CULTIVARS:var. arizonica -corkbark fir, narrow pyramidal tree; corky, white bark; native to mountains of Arizona. ‘Compacta’ Conical dwarf; silver-blue needles; 6' tall, 3' wide or larger. ‘Glauca’ Upright, conical tree; long, steely blue needles; branches ascend when young and level out with age; indistinguishable from ‘Argentea.’
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