Abies pinsapo / Spanish fir
Distribution. This species is native to southern Spain and northern Morocco. Related to other species of Mediterranean firs, is considered the Andalusian National Tree, native of the Andalusian mountains. In Spain, it appears at altitudes of 2,700 to 5,500 feet (900 – 1,700 m) above sea level in the Sierra de Grazalema in the province of Cádiz and the Sierra de las Nieves and Sierra Bermeja, both near Ronda in the province of Málaga. In Morocco, it is limited to the Rif mountains at altitudes of 4,500 to 6,700 feet (1,400 – 2,100 m) on Jebel Tissouka and Jebel Tazaot.
Hardy to USDA Zone 6 — cold hardiness limit between -10° and 0°F (-23.2° and -17.8°C).
The cultivar Abies pinsapo 'Glauca' earned the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit in 1993.
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