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Fraser Fir Abies fraseri

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Description

Does not tolerate heat.

Used as a Christmas tree.

 

Site: Sun to light shade with moist, well-drained soil

Form: Narrow conical when young

Native to the Appalachian Mountains in the Southeastern United States.

Cultivars:
Tags:
#native#evergreen#full sun#conical#light shade#large tree#slow growing#green needles#native tree#dark green#conifer#tsc#cpp#christmas tree#trees
Cultivars:
Tags:
#native#evergreen#full sun#conical#light shade#large tree#slow growing#green needles#native tree#dark green#conifer#tsc#cpp#christmas tree#trees
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Abies
    Species:
    fraseri
    Play Value:
    Wildlife Enhancement
    Dimensions:
    Height: 30 ft. 0 in. - 50 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 25 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Native Plant
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
    Flower Description:
    2.5 in. cones
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    1 in. dark green needles
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No