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Balsam Fir Transplants

(a.k.a. Silver Fir, Eastern Fir, Canadian Fir)
(Abies balsamea or Pinus balsamea)

Highly fragrant and very popular as a Christmas tree, the Balsam Fir can grow to heights of 60-90 feet, can grow in partial shade and somewhat swampy soils, and can live for over 200 years. It serves well as a privacy screen or windbreak due to it's fairly average 1 foot annual growth rate combined with its dense foliage. The Balsam Fir's popularity as a Christmas tree cannot be overstated.

The Balsam Fir is so similar to the Fraser Fir that scientists believe that not too long ago [and we're talking millennia here] they were one and the same.

Wildlife rely extensively on this tree for shelter and also for food [mostly the seed], and although deer may eat small amounts, they do not prefer it over other food sources. Martens, hares and songbirds often take refuge in thick Balsam Fir stands.

SOLD OUT till Fall 2014

OTHER SIZES AND OPTIONS:
Balsam Fir are offered in the following sizes:
• bare root seedling [sold out]
• bare root transplant [sold out]
• plug seedling [sold out]
• plug transplant [sold out]
conservation grade plug transplant
Comparable/alternative species: Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir, Concolor Fir, Douglas Fir
Confused about species? Check out our Evergreen Tree Buyers Guide

Pictures of mature Balsam Fir
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These pictures are for general identification and description only. As your trees reach maturity, they may vary slightly in size, color, and general appearance.



Balsam Fir Transplants [10-pack shown]

Approx 12-22 inches


Balsam Fir: Zones 3-7

Prefers zones 3-7



Suitable for full sun and partial shade


• On The Calendar:
• Right now: shipping all available plug seedlings and plug transplants every Monday through Wednesday [closed Thurs and Fri]
• Late August 2014: all available bare root transplants and bare root seedlings become available for pre-order, with shipping beginning Monday, Sept 22
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• A big thanks to all of you green thumbs for a great [but slow to start] Spring, here's to a wonderful Summer 2014!