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 cephalonica (Greek Fir)

Abies cephalonica

Native: Mountains of southern Greece.

Planted for ornament in large gardens.


The needles radiate from all sides of the twigs. This combined with the resinous buds and bracts on the cones makes the Greek Fir unmistakable.

Pollen and Seed Cones

Abies cephalonica

Male and female cones open in April. Males are red, turning yellow and females are green, about 25mm long.

Mature Cones

Abies cephalonica

Mature cones may be 10cm long.