White fir (Abies concolor)
Return to our Trees of Canada resource here:
Trees of Canada →
Latin (scientific) name: Abies concolor
Common English name: White fir
Other names: Colorado fir
French name: Sapin argenté
Native to western the United States, the White fir is often planted in Canada due to its attractiveness, drought tolerance, quick growth rate and hardiness.
2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.