Abies nordmanniana - Nordmann Fir

Nordmann Fir

A tall, narrow evergreen conifer of great ornamental value, Abies nordmanniana - also known as Caucasian Fir - has graceful sweeping branches, which yield very attractive 15-20 cm long cones. As a tall growing tree, the Nordmann fir needs a relatively large garden, however this tree is also one of our best and popular varieties for growing as a Christmas tree with its soft, dark green, non-shedding needles. It is fairly quick growing and generally disease resistant.

Growing as a Christmas tree:

Increasingly popular as a cut tree in Ireland. Compared to Norway Spruce it has little fragrance but it crucially retains its needles for longer. The trees, which were originally found in south Russia, have a reliably symmetrical shape and dark green broad needles. The foliage is soft and glossy, which make it child-friendly.

Site: Inland exposed
Soil: Well drained, will tolerate acid to alkaline
Position: Full sun, will tolerate some shade when young
Season of Interest: Evergreen, bright green fresh growth in spring, attractive cones
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Height: 60 - 100ft (18 - 30m) Spread: 20 - 30ft (6 - 9m) (after approx 40 years)

Type | Size: Pot | 12L
Price
£39
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