Abies concolor 'Candicans'
Common name: 
Candicans White Fir
Pronunciation: 
A-bez KON-kul-er
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Conifer, evergreen, 30-50 ft (9-15 m), upright, narrow.  This popular clone has large, bright silver-blue needles, almost in 2 rows, curved upward, 4-6 cm long.
  • Sun
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 3        A clone of A. concolor f. argentia, (argentia = silvery) introduced in 1929 (France).
  • Candicans: becoming white.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden
  • Oregon State Univ. campus: southwest side Milam Hall
Click image to enlarge
  • plant habit

    plant habit

  • branchlets

    branchlets

  • needles and terimal buds

    needles and terimal buds

  • cones at seed release

    cones at seed release

  • comparison with species

    comparison with species