Grand Fir (Abies grandis)
The Grand Fir is a fast-growing coniferous tree native to Seattle, with its biggest individuals inhabiting the Olympic Peninsula. It has a symmetrical and conical form making it favorite to be used as a picturesque Christmas tree. The leaves are glossy green, long, soft, horizontal needles that present flattened on the branch. The cones have short scale bracts and inhabit the top area of the tree. They shed their scales while still on the tree, making it difficult to find an intact cone on the forest floor. The bark has been used by Native Americans for its medicinal properties. Wildlife make use of this tree for habitat, deer and elk enjoy the foliage as a food source, and birds and small mammals eat the seeds.
*Prefers full sun, shade tolerant
*Tolerant of varied soil, dry to moist
*Suitable for slopes, as a ornamental tree
*Typically, 135 to 230 feet with a max height of 260 feet
*Sold Bare Root
*Sold in Bundles of 10