Abies balsamea
Balsam Fir

 Plant Type:
 Deciduous / Evergreen:
Male; catkin-like, yellow, developing from the underside of the leaf axil.
Dark glossy green needles
Smooth, covered with fine, soft grayish hairs.
 Ultimate Height:
80.00 feet
 Ultimate Spread:
20-25' feet
Moist well drained soils
 Special Characteristics:

Additional Information

Used mainly as a specimen tree and popular as a Christmas tree. Does not hold its needles very long in a dry house and for this reason is no as desirable as pines. In youth it looks good but under hot, dry conditions may lose he older needles and become open and unkempt.

3 Abies balsamea found

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