Abies nordmanniana

Abies nordmanniana

Nordmann fir

Key Information

  • Botanical name: Abies nordmanniana
  • Common name: Nordmann fir
  • Plant type: Tree
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Evergreen

Height: 45m

Spread: 8m

Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Aromatic foliage, Dramatic foliage

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The Nordmann fir, Abies nornmannina, is a very handsome, easy to grow, and disease-resistant tree with aromatic dark green foliage. It's one of the best trees to use as a Christmas tree because it retains its needles well, even when cut. 

Abies nornmannina forms a shapely tree, not too bushy, with good space between the branches. Grow in a rich, free-draining soil in full sun tfor the best results.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

  • Effects: No toxic effects reported for this plant.

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