20 years to reach maturity
This plant has no fragrance
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Giant Fir Overview
A large tall softwood conifer with aromatic needles making it a popular choice of Christmas tree. This fast-growing plant can reach mature height within 20 years. It produces large red/brown cones and the pale cream timber is used for paper making, packing crates & construction. It grows best in acidic soil, shade-tolerant & likes heavy rainfall.
How to propagate Giant Fir
Take 10-20cm heeled stem cuttings, softwood in late spring/early summer or hardwood in autumn once the tree is in the dormant stage. Softwood cuttings root quickly, but are tender and need the moisture monitored to prevent drying out.
Other uses of Giant Fir
Low maintenance tree used either as an architectural focal point or part of a wind breaking screen/hedge.