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Abies fraseri/Fraser Fir

Abies fraseri / Abies fraseri
Close-up of evergreen needles
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Close-up of evergreen needles

Because of uprigh, narrow shape it is used as a Christmas tree

Blue coloation of needles make it most attractive

In nursery row growing as Christmas trees

Has that "Christmas Tree" look in the landscape

Has nice, drak green foliage

Close-up of foliage

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Scientific Name: Abies fraseri
Common Name: Fraser Fir
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Fruit present: Winter
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: Will not preform well in heavy clay soils. Used as a specimen tree, as ornamental in lawn, most widely as a Christmas tree. Will not grow well in hot parts of zone 7.