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Balsam Fir vs Siberian Fir

Abies balsamea

Abies sibirica

Balsam Fir
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Balsam Fir - best known as a "Christmas tree" - doesn't just look great in living rooms; it's a terrific tree for your yard too!

This fir grows tall and narrow. Balsam Fir is cold hardy, shade tolerant, and will thrive in most soil types and moisture levels..

Siberian Fir is an evergreen tree best known for its strong aroma. This tree's needles are popular for essential oils and aromatherapy. It also grows softwood that is used for furniture and wood pulp. This species is very cold hardy and shade tolerant.

This species is bright green and conical shaped. Most interesting is its upright blue cones that fade into brown as they mature.

BALSAM FIR QUICK FACTS

SIBERIAN FIR QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 2a
Height: 25 m (82 ft)
Height: 30 m (100 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 6 m (20 ft)
Moisture: normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: partial shade
Flowers: bright pink cone-like
Bark: distinctive resinous pockets in younger trees
Bark: smooth, mostly brown with green in places
Growth rate: slow
Growth rate: slow
Life span: long
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: low
Pollution tolerance: low







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