Noble Fir

The noble fir (Abies procera) is a striking evergreen tree native to the Pacific Northwest of North America. It is prized as a popular Christmas tree due to its elegant form, bluish-green needles, and sturdy branches for ornaments.

The Appearance

Noble Fir


The Produce

The produce of Abies procera 'Glauca' includes cones that measure approximately 6 to 8 inches in length. These cones feature a striking bluish-green colouration.


The Flowers

A large evergreen conifer with a tall, straight trunk and a narrow, conical shape. It has blue-green needles and produces large, cylindrical cones.


The Leaves

The leaves of Abies procera ‘Glauca’ are needle-like, measuring approximately 1 to 1.5 inches (2.5 to 3.8 cm) in length. These blue-green needles give the tree a distinctive appearance.


The Bark

Produces small, inconspicuous flowers in spring, followed by large, cylindrical cones.


The Habitat

The bark is gray and smooth, becoming more fissured with age.


The Ecology

Prefers well-drained soils and full sun. Commonly found in mountainous regions and forests.


The Culture

Provides habitat and food for various wildlife, including birds and mammals. The dense foliage offers excellent cover.


Fun Facts

Valued for its timber and ornamental appeal. Often planted in parks and large landscapes.

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