Trees by Genus

Genus 'Abies'

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Abies alba
Abies amabilis
Abies bracteata
Abies cephalonica
Abies concolor
Abies concolor var. lowiana
Abies delavayi
Abies delavayi var. forrestii
Abies delavayi var. georgii
Abies firma
Abies grandis
Abies homolepis
Abies koreana
Abies lasiocarpa
Abies magnifica
Abies nordmanniana
Abies numidica
Abies procera
Abies veitchii

Abies homolepis (Nikko Fir)

Abies homolepis

Native: Central Japan

Location: Cultivated for ornament in large gardens. Tolerates pollution, so does better in or near cities and towns than most other silver firs.


Composed of needles 1.5-3.7cm long, green above with two white bands below.


Abies homolepis

Male flowers are bright, light green 2.5cm long shedding pollen in late April. Females are 3.7cm long, turning deep purple-blue through the summer and ripening dark purple-brown in October, 8cm long.


Abies homolepis