Abies balsamea Hudsonia Group

Quick Glance

This is a slow growing evergreen conifer/shrub that does not produce cones like other Abies species. It's compact habit and wider rather than taller growth makes it an attractive plant with dense, short dark green needles.

Plant Type
Conifer
Sunlight
Full Sun
pH
Neutral, Acidic
Soil Moisture
Moist but well drained
Soil Type
Clay, Loam, Sand
Family
Pinaceae
Common Name
Hudson fir
Synonym
Abies balsamea f. hudsonia, Abies balsamea 'Hudsonia'

Characteristics

Foliage Colour
Green
Season
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Hardiness
H5 - Hardy (Cold winter)
Weather Exposure
Sheltered
Habit
Bushy

Design Uses

Suggestion
Architectural
Designers
Rock gardens, evergreen interest in front or middle of border
AGM
No
Low Maintenance
Yes

Specifics

Mature Height
0.5-1m
Mature Width
1-1.5m

Locations