Abies fraseri 'Prostrata' / Prostrate Fraser's fir
Abies fraseri 'Prostrata' is a low, prostrate plant with dense, short needles. The tree remains under 5 feet (1.5 m) in height, but can reach 13 feet (4 m) in diameter.
Low, spreading, needles are green with gray-green undersides.
Originated in 1916 by Seth L. Kelsey, Massachusetts, USA. (RHS Encyclopedia of Conifers, 2012)
Abies fraseri 'Prostrata'
This photo was taken at Bickelhaupt Arboretum located in Clinton, IA in their 'Heartland Collection of Garden Conifers' in March of 2004.
Photo by Dax Herbst