[a.k.a. Frazer Fir, Frasier Fir]
Fraser Fir feature classic Christmas tree looks, with short, soft, dark-green needles with silver undersides revealed by upturning branches. Go to any Christmas tree farm and you will find this species, or just the stumps because it has already sold out. My grandfather called these the “Cadillacs of Christmas trees”, which in his day meant quite a bit.
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The famous Fraser Fir is a beautiful landscape ornamental, and is widely considered one of the finest conifer species in North America (and most commonly misspelled: Frazer Fir, Frasier Fir, Fraser Fur, Frazier Fir, etc.)
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These Fraser Fir seedlings grow to a height of 50 ft [rarely to 80 feet], and will flourish in fertile, rich loamy & sandy soils which are slightly acidic. In any case, they must have good drainage. As with most species of fir, Fraser Fir are tolerant of shade when young, but prefer full sun as they mature and gain height. A good rule of thumb is to plant them from Tennessee north, but you can also plant them in areas of higher elevation.
In terms of species, Fraser Fir seedlings are so similar to Balsam Fir seedlings that scientists believe that not too long ago they were one and the same. Debates continue as to whether they should be considered separate species or not.
Fraser Fir seedlings: characteristics and info• prefers hardiness zones 4-7
• prefers full sun to partial shade
• mature height and spread: up to 50 ft high [rarely to 80ft], 20 ft spread
• prefers slightly acidic soils, rich well draining soils, sandy soils, avoid wet or swampy soils
• Missouri Botanical Garden info on Abies fraseri
• Fraser Fir Sizes and Availability:
--- Fraser Fir seedlings [FOR SALE, shipping starts Sept 30 2019]
--- Fraser Fir transplants [FOR SALE, shipping starts Sept 30 2019]
--- Fraser Fir plug seedlings [FOR SALE, shipping in mid Sept 2019]
--- Fraser Fir plug transplants [insufficient root growth, possibly for sale in late Fall 2019]
--- Fraser Fir conservation grade plug transplants [FOR SALE, NOW SHIPPING]
• Comparable alternative species: Balsam Fir, Canaan Fir, Concolor Fir, and Douglas Fir. Confused about species? Check out our Evergreen Tree Buyers Guide