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Abies nordmanniana /Nordmann Fir

Abies nordmanniana  / Abies nordmanniana
Pyradmidal form with strong horizontal branches
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Pyradmidal form with strong horizontal branches

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V-shaped branches and stiff needled foliage

Young, developing cones

Clusters of developing cones on previous season's growth

Young, spring growth

Selection 'Prostrata' produces tight, dense foliage

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Scientific Name: Abies nordmanniana
Common Name: Nordmann Fir
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: over 50 feet
Spread: 15 - 20 feet
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Red, Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Tree has narrow pyramidal shape with dense branches and cast a heavy shade. Prodeces a reddish-brown cone in fall. Transplants easily and one of the easiest firs to grow. Does not grow in hot environments and is not drought or deer tolerant