Nordmann Fir, Nordmann Christmastree
Abies nordmanniana is an evergreen conifer from the Pinaceae family. It forms a narrow, conical or columnar crown, with dense, glossy dark green foliage on downward sweeping branches. Seed cones are green or reddish with protruding bracts, developing to a brown colour with age. This Fir is often planted to replace the disease-prone Silver Fir.
Young trees are cut for Christmas trees.
Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
A low maintenance tree grown as ornamental trees in parks and gardens, it's soft needles which do not drop readily make it a popular choice as a christmas tree.