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Species: Abies homolepsis

(ay'beez ho-mo-lep'sis)

Abies homolepsis

Nikko Fir

Found on Course Walks

Spruces and Firs et al.

Map of plant locations

(Plant location data may be incomplete)

In Collection(s):

None Listed

Cultivars

'Tomomi'

Ornamental Characteristics

Tree > 30 feet

30' - 50'

Evergreen

broadly pyramidal

Environmental Characteristics

Full sun, Part shade

5a

Can tolerate acid to neutral soil (pH 5.0 to 7.4)

full sun for best growth but will tolerate light shade

Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil
See graphic below

Insect Disease

No diseases listed

Bare Root Transplanting

Difficult

Other

native to Japan; transplant in spring

Moisture Tolerance Graphic

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Moisture Tolerance

Moisture graphic
Occasionally saturated or very wet soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil
Occasional periods of dry soil
Prolonged periods of dry soil
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