Abies pinsapo Boiss.
Abies pinsapo is a tree.
Abies pinsapo was described by Pierre Edmond Boissier. The name is considered as validly published.
The trees have a broadly conical canopy and reach heights of 20 to 25 metres.
Wood and Bark
Abies pinsapo is evergreen. The green leaves are alternate. They are deltoid with entire margins.
Flowers and Fruits
Abies pinsapo flowers from April to May. The plants are dioecious, pollination takes places by allogamy through the wind.
The trees carry brown cones.
Abies pinsapo is native to southern Spain and North Morocco.
The trees prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on moderately moist soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -23Â°C (USDA zone 6).
Maintenance and Propagation
The plants usually require only a moderate amount of maintenance.
Pests and Diseases
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