Scientific Name: Abies cephalonica 'Meyer's Dwarf'
Common Name: Meyer's Dwarf fir, dwarf Greek fir
Family Name: Pinaceae
Origin: Europe, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Mounded
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Alpine, Ground cover, Mixed shrub border, Rock garden, Specimen plant
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Leathery, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Pink, Red, Mar-Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Purple, Pink, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Branchlets glossy brown; needles spirally arranged, not grooved above, keeled below with whitish stomatal rows, most curved upwards, flattened, 8-15mm long x 1-2mm wide (about half the size of species); pollen cones red in clusters near the branch tips; seed cones erect, cylindrical.