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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

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

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