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Abies fraseri

Fraser Fir

A slender, slow-growing, pyramidal specimen with glossy, dark green foliage and horizontal branching. Dark green, flat needles have rounded tips. Suitable for a cut Christmas tree with good foliage colour, a pleasing natural shape and aroma with good needle retention.

  • »  Slender specimen with an overall pyramidal shape
  • »  Horizontal branch structure with glossy, dark green needles
  • »  Underside of the needle displays two silver bands
  • »  Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant
  • »  Lends itself to both specimen or group plantings
  • »  A popular cut Christmas tree

2gal
$41.25
Fibre Pot Low Inventory
$294.00
  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:15-20 m
  • Spread:5-6 m
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Medium
Attributes
Evergreen
Habit
Conical
Pyramidal
Upright
Foliage Color
Green (dark)
Landscape uses
Specimen
Additional Information about Abies fraseri

The Fraser fir is native to isolated areas of the Appalachian Mountains in the United States and the common name honours the Scottish botanist John Fraser, who discovered this plant.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Abies fraseri

Suitable for a moist, well-drained soil. Benefits from shearing if a formal conical shape is desired.