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Abies balsamea
Balsam Fir

Balsam Fir

Genus - Abies, Species - balsamea

A true christmas tree form, Balsam fir are most specular in spring when they sport beautiful, dark violet cones. It is slow growing and tolerates shade but does not like being hot and dry. It is cold tolerant but does not do well in polluted areas. In maturity it can reach 45 feet by 25 feet wide. Zone 3 to 6.

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