Species

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Species Description

Fraser Fir
5’ – 8’

Branches: strong enough for heavier ornaments; turned slightly upwards which gives the tree a compact appearance
Needles: flattened; short in length (1 – 2cm), deep-green; 2 silvery-white bands on the lower surface
Other: conical tree shape; outstanding needle retention

Grand Fir
5’ – 12’

Branches: thick foliage; both the upper and lower sides of the branches are clearly visible because needles are horizontally spread
Needles: dark green; lustrous; flat; medium in length (2 – 3cm); 2 white bands on the lower surface
Other: strong fragrance; excellent needle retention

Noble Fir
5’ – 8’

Branches: stiff; strong enough for heavier ornaments; the lower surface of branches are exposed because the needles are generally twisted upwards
Needles: bluish-green but appearing silver because of 2 white bands on the lower surface; stiff; medium in length (2 – 3cm)
Other: outstanding needle retention

Nordmann Fir
5'-8'

Branches: thick and symmetrical, can handle the heaviest ornaments
Needles: short, dark green needles with a subtle, soft blue underside
Other: Good tree for people with allergies. Outstanding needle retention

Douglas Fir – Cultured
3’ – 10’     
       

Branches: spreading or drooping
Needles: flat with a pointed tip; upper surface is bright yellowish-green with a single groove down the centre; soft to the touch
Other: fullest Douglas Fir; pruned every year; also known as a “sheared” tree; good needle retention

Douglas Fir – Natural
3’ – 7’
             

Branches: spreading or drooping
Needles: flat with a pointed tip; upper surface is bright yellowish-green with a single groove down the centre; soft to the touch
Other: medium fullness Douglas Fir; pruned once or twice in lifetime; good needle retention

 

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