Abies pindrow
Common name: 
West Himalayan Fir
Pindrow Fir
Pronunciation: 
A-bez PIND-row
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, to 200 ft (60 m), narrow conical crown, pendulous branches, smooth bark.  Needles narrow, linear, 3-6 cm long and 1.5-2 mm wide, loosely arranged on the upper side of the twig, acute or unevenly two pointed, bright green above and gray-green below.   Cones cylindrical, erect, 12-17 cm long, 6-7 cm thick, dark purple and ripening brown.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 8     Native to the Western Himalayas
  • pindrow: origin unknown, the native name in India.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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