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Fir, Fraser

Fir, Fraser

Abies fraseri

Family: Pinaceae

10-18" tall at sale, bare root


Sourced from New York


Popular christmas tree. Grows slowly. 

  • General Information

    Recommended Spacing (ft)

    8 - 20

    Mature Width (ft)

    10 - 25

    Mature Height (ft)

    50 - 60

    Annual Growth Rate (in)

    8 - 12

    Sun Preference

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

    Soil Type

    Loam, Acidic

    Soil Moisture

    Well-drained, Moist

  • Description

    The Fraser Fir, which comes from the southern Appalachians, is very similar to Vermont’s native Balsam Fir. The branches turn slightly upward and have good form and needle-retention. The needles are dark blue-green in color and smell wonderful.

  • Photo Credit

    James St. John, CC BY 2.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

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