PACIFIC SILVER FIR

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PACIFIC SILVER FIR suitable for counties:
ALASKA: All counties
CALIFORNIA: Siskiyou
OREGON: Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Deschutes, Douglas, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Wasco, Washington
WASHINGTON: Chelan, Clallam, Cowlitz, Jefferson, King, Kittitas, Lewis, Mason, Okanogan, Pacific, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Thurston, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Yakima

Pacific silver fir belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is amabilis. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Pacific silver fir has gray-green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Pacific silver fir booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Pacific silver fir is a slow growing plant, a mature Pacific silver fir can grow up to 165 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Gray-Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 165
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Temperature, Minimum (┬░F) : -28 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Low Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 11280
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : Yes
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Low
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : Yes

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : Yes
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Gray-Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 20
Height, Mature (feet) : 165 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 3.3 pH (Maximum) : 6.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 260 Precipitation (Maximum) : 260
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 36 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (┬░F) : -28

PACIFIC SILVER FIR GALLERY

Pacific silver fir
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, WA.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park. September 26, 1991.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park. November 1992.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park. June 13, 1991.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park. September 26, 1991.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park.
Pacific silver fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park.
Pacific silver fir
T.H. Gill. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, WA, Mount Baker National Forest. 1924.
Pacific silver fir
A. Parela. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service.

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