conifer id

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conifer id
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2014-11-02 19:15:22
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  1. White Fir

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    • Abies concolor
    • Origin: Native Zone: 4
    • Function: Screen, specimen
    • Height: 30-50’ Spread: 15-30’
    • Form: Regularly pyramidal
    • Seasonal Interest: All- Evergreen
    • Light: Full sun
    • Soil Moisture: Medium
    • Limitations: Performs poorly on heavy clay soils
    • Cultivars: Limited
  2. Cedar of Lebanon

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    • Cedrus libani ssp. stenocoma
    • Origin: Exotic Zone: 5
    • Function: Specimen, screen, massing
    • Height: 40-60’ Spread: 40-50’
    • Form: Stiffly upright pyramidal, becoming flat topped
    • Seasonal Interest: All- Evergreen
    • Light: Full sun
    • Soil Moisture: Medium
    • Limitations: Slow growing
    • Cultivars: Limited
  3. Sawara Falsecypress
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    • Chamaecyparis pisifera
    • Origin: Exotic Zone: 5-6
    • Function: Specimen, screen
    • Height: 50-70’ Spread: 10-20’
    • Form: Upright pyramidal
    • Seasonal Interest: All- Evergreen (variable textures)
    • Light: Full sun
    • Soil Moisture: Medium to wet
    • Limitations: Grows poorly on alkaline soils
    • Cultivars: Many (cultivars are used mainly)

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