CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2012 Gary A. Monroe | 2009 Sandra Smith | 2010 Lee Dittmann

USDA Zones: 4-8
Sunset Zones: 1-5, 7-9, 14-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part
Water: Low
Soil: Well-drained
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Tree
Size: 20 ft wide x 60 ft high
Form: Tree - Columnar
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Flower Season: Inconspicuous
Foliage Color: Grey
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Decorative Bark: Yes
Special: Scent

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Silver fir grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.