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Abies fabri – 5 seeds – Faber’s fir


Abies fabri – Faber’s Fir
Origin: Himalayan Asia

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Common name: Faber’s fir
Family: Pinaceae
Origin: Himalayan Asia

Mature height: 10 meters
Hardiness: -20 ° C
Exposure: sunny, partial shade
Plant type: tree
Vegetation: perennial
Foliage: persistent
Flowering: spring
Flower color: purple to purple
Type of soil: any type of soil but prefers limestone
Watering: normal
Use: in the garden, isolated, bonsai
Diseases and pests: –
Toxicity: –

Seed conservation: 4 years in a dry place protected from light at 3/4 ° C (refrigerator)

Faber fir is endemic to the Sichuan region in western China. He grew up on the slopes of the sacred mountain of Emei Shan. It is a tree that can reach 40 meters high in its native environment, but in Europe it rarely exceeds 10 meters.

It offers a trunk one meter in diameter and a conical port. Its shoots are yellowish-brown in color, glabrous and slightly hairy in appearance.

Its wood is used in construction and its bark mainly to make resins.

A very rare species in the ” wild ” state, it is highly sought after by bonsai enthusiasts.

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