Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star'
Common name: 
Spreading Star Pacific Silver Fir
Pronunciation: 
A-bez a-MAB-a-lis
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • A low growing selection, green, short stems, spreading horizontal branches, to not more than 3 ft (~1 m) high.
  • Sun or light shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5       Originated in Holland before 1960, possibly grafted from a side branch.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden (2011).
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