Syn: A. webbiana var. pindrow Brandis. Hybridizes spontaneously with A. spectabilis. Described varieties include brevifolia Dallimore. Abies pindrow is an evergreen Tree growing to 30 m (98ft 5in) at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is frost tender. It is in leaf all year, and the seeds ripen. Abies pindrow Royle,, Illustr. Bot. Himal. ,. t. 86,. ; Parker, l.c. (Fig. 2, A-C). Common name: `Partal, Palundar’. Fl. Per.: April. Abies webbiana var.

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Abies pindrow from Paddar valley SKR The shoots are greyish-pink to buff-brown, smooth and glabrous hairless.

Hardy to Zone 8 cold hardiness limit between Generally found on northern aspects and in shady localities, forming forests at altitudes between – metres[, ]. Elevation-wise, Pindrow fir occurs between 2,—3, metres 6,—10, ft although mostly between and m and Abies gamblei from 3,—3, metres 9,—11, ft.

Excellent piece of work, comprehensive. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Another report says that it grows best in the milder areas of the country[11].

The pindrow fir is used to a small extent for timber in its native range. Details of some important contributors. You will receive a range of benefits including: Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.


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One report says that it is best to grow the seedlings on in the shade at a density of about plants per square metre[78] whilst another report says that they are best grown on in a sunny position[80]. Edited by Christopher J. Please help improve this article abbies adding citations to reliable sources. Stars of the month.

To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. The name pindrow derives from the tree’s name in Nepalese. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

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Recent research, however, has shown that Abies gamblei is not related to Abies pindrow. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

Prefers a good moist but not water-logged soil[1]. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts. It is occasionally grown as an ornamental tree in large gardens in western Europebut demands high humidity and rainfall to grow well.


Stratification is said to produce a more even germination so it is probably best to sow the seed in a cold frame as soon as it is ripe in the autumn[80, ]. They hybridize freely with other members of this genus[].

Larger trees will check badly and hardly put on any growth for several years. Cones cylindrical, cm long, cm thick, deep purple abiss young, later brown; seed scales about 3 cm wide; bract scales concealed.

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The cones are broad cylindric-conic, 7—14 centimetres 2. Good gymnosperm to begin with Si r. I know, this is insufficient post as this lacks any seeds or cones, still I wanted to post these pics, I hope they belong to Abies, can the species be known from these pics? Often associated with Picea smithiana and less frequently with Cedrus deodara and Pinus wallichiana Vidakovic The leaves are needle-like, among the longest of any fir, 4—9 centimetres 1.

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