Abies magnifica 'Nana' Pinaceae
Dwarf Blue (California) Red Fir, Dwarf Blue Shasta Fir
- Conifer, evergreen, dwarf, small conical upright tree, needles normal size but bluer than the species.
Reportedly grows 2-6 inches (5-15 cm) per year. May reach 10 ft × 3 ft
(3 × 0.9 m) in 10 years. There may be more than one form under this name. The
Abies magnifica 'Nana' at Arnold Arboretum in Massachusetts was 50 years old but only 1.5 m tall.
- Sun. Best in well-drained, acid, moist soil; has low drought tolerance.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5