Balsam Fir Tree

Balsam Fir Tree

Balsam Fir Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Abies balsamea
Hardiness Zones:   3-6a
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to light shade; moist, well drained soil; needs protection from drying winds
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal; dense; symmetrical
Height:   40 to 70'
Weight:   15 to 20
Leaf:   1" dark green needles; 2 white lines on underside; fragrant
Flower/Fruit:   2.5 to 4" cones; purple when young; mature to gray brown
Comments:    Does not tolerate heat
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --