[a.k.a White Fir, Colorado White Fir, Rocky Mountain Fir]
Concolor Fir seedlings grow naturally from the Rocky Mountains all up and down the West Coast. They are widely planted as ornamental trees, and thrive all over the Eastern US.
FOR SALE, shipping starts Sept 21
The Concolor Fir is somewhat similar in general appearance to the Colorado Blue Spruce, meaning it is a very attractive ornamental tree with a bluish green color. However the similarities end there, as Concolor boasts an appearance all to itself.
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5-pack of Concolor Fir bare root seedlings >> $29.00
10-pack of Concolor Fir bare root seedlings >> $39.00
25-pack of Concolor Fir bare root seedlings >> $57.00
50-pack of Concolor Fir bare root seedlings >> $80.00
100-pack of Concolor Fir bare root seedlings >> $115.00
*prices include shipping and a one year guarantee*
Concolor Fir grow quickly, and reach as high as 70 feet tall over 300 years. The tallest of them are found in never-been-logged old growth forests in the American West. They are a “climax species”, meaning they are one of the last species to move into an ecosystem disturbed by fire, avalanche, etc. Once they move in, Concolor Fir tend to dominate that ecosystem until the next disturbance comes along. Concolor Fir are closely related to Grand Fir [Abies grandis], but we do not sell that species.
Concolor Fir have gorgeous soft needles about an inch long, and produce a pleasant aroma. It produces cones about 4 inches long on average, and point up instead of down as with most other evergreens. Concolor are shade tolerant, and grow on both moist loamy soils and drier sandy soils. This species is easy to care for if soil moisture is kept fairly constant and are not planted in full sun in an open field.
Concolor Fir seedlings: characteristics and info• prefers hardiness zones 3-7
• prefers full sun to partial shade
• mature height and spread: up to 70 ft high, 25 ft spread
• prefers rich soils, sandy loamy soils, and does well in clay soils
• Wikipedia info on Abies concolor
• Concolor Fir Sizes and Availability:
--- Concolor Fir seedlings [FOR SALE]
--- Concolor Fir transplants [FOR SALE]
--- Concolor Fir plug seedlings [sold out till Fall 2021]
--- Concolor Fir plug transplants [sold out till Fall 2021]
• Comparable alternative species: Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Douglas Fir, and Fraser Fir. Confused about species? Check out our Evergreen Tree Buyers Guide