Abies veitchii Lindl.
Abies veitchii is a tree.
Abies veitchii was described by John Lindley. The name is considered as validly published.
The trees have a narrowly conical canopy and reach heights of 15 to 20 metres. The plants reach a width of 5 to 6 metres.
Wood and Bark
The bark is grey.
Abies veitchii is evergreen. The green leaves are alternate. They are deltoid with entire margins.
Flowers and Fruits
Abies veitchii flowers from May to June. The plants are dioecious, pollination takes places by allogamy through the wind.
The trees carry blue cones.
The plants form shallow roots.
Abies veitchii is native to Central Japan.
The trees prefer a sunny situation on moist soil. The substrate should have a pH between 4 and 7,5. They tolerate temperatures down to -29Â°C (USDA zone 5).
Classification after Prof. Dr. Sieber
- open areas
Suited as cemetery plant and as bee pasture.
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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