ABIES nordmanniana

Commonly known as Fir

Tiered branches. Dense needles. Popular as a Christmas tree
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Densely arranged, glossy, rich green leaves, dull white beneath, 2-3cm (¾-1¼in) long
  • Height
    To 40m (130ft)
  • Spread
    To 6m (20ft)
  • Conifer
    Ovoid-cylindrical, greenish brown cones to 15cm (6in) long with protruding bracts
  • Tree
    Columnar in form
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ABIES nordmanniana

  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Adelgids, honey fungus
    Place of origin
    Caucasus, Turkey
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Narrowly columnar
Abies - Growing Guide
to 40m (130ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 6m (20ft)

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