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Abies cephalonica ‘Meyer's Dwarf’

Dwarf Greek fir

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Features

  • BloomsApril to October
  • Height0.2m to 0.5m
  • Spread1m to 3m
  • Growth HabitHemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourBrown
  • Leaf ColourDark green with bright green new growth

Description

Abies cephalonica ‘Meyer's Dwarf’ (Dwarf Greek fir). This species is a dwarf version of the Greek Fir. The leaves are linear and dark green with bright green new growth.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Conifer or Tree

Origin

C & S Greece

Interest and use

Grown for its habit and foliage.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Fertile well-drained soil. Deer resistant.

Propagation

Abies seed can be sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true). Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Honey fungus may be a problem, although this genus is fairly resistant. Conifer spinning mite may cause defoliation. Prone to adelgids.

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