Japanese Fir Tree

Japanese Fir Tree

Japanese Fir Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Abies firma
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types
Texture:   Coarse
Form:   Conical
Height:   40 to 70'
Weight:   40
Leaf:   1.5" dark green needles are notched at base; sharp prickly point
Flower/Fruit:   3.5 to 5" brown cones
Comments:    Able to withstand southern heat, poor drainage; resistant to phytopthora root rot; tends to break buds in early spring and is subject to late frost damage
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   --