Abies balsamea 'Wolcott Pond' / Wolcott Pond Balsam fir

Abies balsamea 'Wolcott Pond' is a dense, slow-growing, upright dwarf conical selection of Balsam fir with ascending branchlets and glossy, dark-green needles. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 32 inches (80 cm) tall and 20 inches (50 cm) wide, a growth rate of 1 to 2 inches (2.5 - 5 cm) per year.

This cultivar originated as a witch's broom found in the early 2000s on the banks of Wolcott Pond near Wolcott, Vermont by Sue Miliken and Greg Williams of Kate Brook Nursery, Wolcott, Vermont.

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Abies balsamea 'Wolcott Pond' — a closeup of foliage detail.
Photo by Bill Barger
Abies balsamea 'Wolcott Pond' — a young specimen.
Photo by Bill Barger

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