Balsam Fir

FIR: Balsam Fir (Abies balsamea)
Size Grows to 75’
Characteristics Needles are 1 inch long, soft, flat, and blue-green in color. Very fragrant.
Growing Conditions Prefers a cool, moist, sheltered location. Grows best at high altitudes and northern areas. Highly recommended for favorable sites in the northeastern US.
Hardiness Zones Zone 3-6
Uses Christmas trees; fragrant greens used in wreaths and garlands. Excellent for wildlife food and shelter.

 

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