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ABIES nordmanniana

Commonly known as Fir

Tiered branches. Dense needles. Popular as a Christmas tree

  • 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
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Conical
  • Narrowly columnar
to 40m (130ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 6m (20ft)

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