Adapted to southern Colorado between 6,000 to 9,000 ft elevation. Thrives on dark, protected north slopes.
Does not establish easily on the plains of Elbert/El Paso counties, but may adapt give protection in the seedling stage. Has Christmas tree shape.
Features:Scientfic Name: Abies concolor
Growth Habit: Dense
Growth Rate: Slow
Max. Height (ft): 100
Max Width/Spread (ft): 35
Life Span: Long
Cold Hardiness: Excellent
Drought Resistance: Very Good
Elevation Range: 9000
Wildlife Value: Good
Wildlife Notes: Food value for upland game and songbirds
Seasonal Color: Bluish Evergreen
Possible Insect Issues: spruce budwork, douglas-fir tussock moth
Possible Disease Issues: needlecast, root rot
It will re-open for ordering in Fall of 2019
*Notices of exact arrival dates will be sent to customers.
- Estimated arrival date for Trees for Conservation Seedling Tree Program Orders is May 22, 2020
- Estimated arrival date for Large Tree Program Orders is April 10, 2020
*Trees purchased through our programs cannot be resold, are intended for conservation efforts, and not for ornamental-only landscaping projects. We do not ship orders at this time. Other conditions may apply, dependent upon the program products you choose to purchase. For full details, visit our Tree Program, Shipping, Payment & Returns and Terms & Conditions pages for more information.