Caucasian Fir Tree

Caucasian Fir Tree

Caucasian Fir Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Abies nordmanniana
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil; dislikes wet feet; not drought tolerant
Texture:   Fine to medium
Form:   Pyramidal
Height:   40 to 60'
Weight:   12 to 18
Leaf:   .75 to 1.5" glossy black green needles; 2 white bands on underside
Flower/Fruit:   5 to 6" pinkish brown with blue bloom cones; turns reddish brown in fall
Comments:    Best suited for a northern climate; dislikes hot, dry summers; casts dense shade; easy to transplant
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --