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!
Western Red Cedar is native to the Pacific Northwest, and is the largest tree in the cypress family. Featuring horizontol branching with scale-like dark green foliage that has a strong aroma. The wood is naturally durable and light, and is resistent to decay and insects, making it sought after for house siding, panelling, furniture, and fences. This is British Colombia's offical tree.
BALSAM FIR QUICK FACTS
WESTERN RED CEDAR QUICK FACTS
Bark: distinctive resinous pockets in younger trees
Other Names: balm of gilead, blister fir, canada balsam, eastern fir, fir-balsam
Other Names: giant cedar, pacific red cedar
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