Common Name: Pacific silver fir
Origin/Ecology: Native to BC
Habit: Pyramidal, narrow, upright, >30 m tall, 15 m wide. Broad, spreading branches, becoming columnar with conical top.
Leaves: Needles flat, lustrous, dark green top with two white lines underneath, spreading forward and upward. 2-ranked. Smaller needles run down top/centre of stem.
Leaf Arrangement: Spirally arranged
Flowers and Fruit: Purple/blue/black cones when tree reaches ~30 m tall.
Bark: Smooth, white-grey
Water Use, Soil: Likes moist soil.
Exposure: Part sun
Landscape Uses: Forestry. Not grown much in urban conditions: does not tolerate pollution or crowding.