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      Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis
    Canaan Fir
       Evergreen Tree
HEIGHT:40 - 50 feet
SPREAD:15 - 20 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Similar to balsam fir; pyramidal crown with spire-like tip; dark green foliage with silvery undersides; dark purplish cones; suited to moist, cool soils but adaptable to a range of soil conditions; grows in shade to full sun.
LIMITATIONS:Tendency to break bud later than balsam or Fraser fir, which may be preferable.
HARDINESS:SE, SC (Zone 4)
ORIGIN:Reported to be a hybrid with Fraser fir.
CULTIVARS:N/A
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