Balsam Fir is the only fir native the northern regions. Easily distinguished from the spruce by its unique flat needles, Balsam Fir is commonly used by Christmas Tree farmers due to its fast, dense growth.
Stock Type: 412A Plug (125ml) Age: 1 year (1+0) Size: 15-30 cm (6-12")
Zone: 2a Height: 25 m (82 ft) Spread: 8 m (25 ft) Moisture: normal Light: any Bark: distinctive resinous pockets in younger trees Growth rate: slow Life span: long Maintenance: low Suckering: none Pollution tolerance: low
Other names: balm of gilead, blister fir, canada balsam, eastern fir, fir-balsam