Abies concolor 'Stanwood' / Stanwood white fir

Abies concolor 'Stanwood' is a flat-topped, globose, dwarf selection of white fir with uniform, stubby branching and short, blue-green foliage. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 24 inches (60 cm) tall and wide, an annual growth rate of 2 inches (5 cm).

This cultivar originated as a witch's broom found in 1995, in a residential neighborhood yard in Stanwood, Iowa, USA by David Horst. of Sabula, Iowa.

Abies concolor (Standwood) The plant shown in this photo is about 8 years of age when this photo was taken in 2003. This plant is in The Heartland Collection of Garden Conifers, Bickelhaupt Arboretum, Clinton, IA.
Photo by Chub Harper
Abies concolor (Stanwood) WB This photo was taken at Bickelhaupt Arboretum located in Clinton, IA in their Heartland Collection of Garden Conifers during late October of 2005.
Photo by Dax Herbst
Abies concolor 'Stanwood' — a closeup of foliage detail.
Photo by Bill Barger
Abies concolor 'Stanwood' — a mature specimen in an arboretum setting.
Photo by Bill Barger
Abies concolor 'Stanwood' — a mature specimen in an arboretum setting.
Photo by Bill Barger
Abies concolor 'Stanwood' — a mature specimen in the Harper Collection at Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, Michigan.
Photo by Bill Barger

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