Abies pinsapo subsp. marocana
Common name: 
Moroccan Fir
Pronunciation: 
A-bez pin-SAH-po mar-o-KA-na
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, small to medium tree, crown conical, branches gray-yellow, glabrous, slightly furrowed.   Needles similar to Abies pinsapo but wider and longer (1-1.5 cm), not twisted at the base, resin ducts on the epidermis of the needle underside, (a definte distinction from A. pinsapo, Krüssmann, 1985).   Cones cylindrical, tapering at both ends, about 15 cm long to 6 cm wide.
  • Full sun, good drainage.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6          Native to the mountains of Morocco.
  • marocana: of Morocco.
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