Farges Fir Abies fargesii

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Botanical Name:

Abies fargesii

Family:

PINACEAE

Genus:

Abies

Species:

fargesii

Common Name:

Farges Fir

Height:
100-200 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6

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  • Abies fargesii

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Characteristics
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Bark smooth, grey, finely flaky on young trees, becoming grey-brown, scaly, and fissured on old trees
* Branchlets smooth, shallowly grooved, slightly pubescent in the grooves; reddish brown, purplish or 'mahogany'. more...
* Abies fargesii is a species of fir, which is a conifer in the Pinaceae family.
* It is found only in China. It is also known as Farges' fir, after the French missionary, botanist and plant collector, Paul Guillaume Farges, 1844-1912. more...