|Abies concolor is a slow to medium growing fir with blue-green leaves pointing upward and forward along the shoot. The 3- to 5-inch cones are greenish-purple when young, turning brown. Reaches heights up to 130 feet. 'Winter Gold', a small cultivar, changes color through the seasons but is still evergreen. It is green in summer and yellow in winter. It has flat, blunt needles and tiered, horizontal branches. This plant enjoys plenty of sun, cooler climates and acidic soil.