´Verkade´s Prostrate´ is a dwarf, mounding, slightly irregular globe that has short, dark green needles. It is a great size (growing only about 1"-2" / year) for the rock garden, small garden, or a special, smaller area that exists within a larger garden. It´s size, needle structure, and color put it near the top of the "cute" chart, 365 days a year. In Colorado, this plant thrives when it's protected from afternoon and winter sun and provided with winter water.
Hardy to -30°F
Maximum Elevation: 6,500 ft.
Mature Size (generic) : SHRUB (2-4')
USDA Hardiness Zone : 4, 5, 6, 7
Water Needs : Moderate
Light Needs : Partial Shade, Partial Sun
Growth Rate : Slow
Mature Height : 2-3 ft. (Grows 1-2 inches per year)
Mature Width : 3-4 ft.
Name : Verkade's Prostrate Balsam Fir (Dwarf)