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1 Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree 15-20cm.Britains Best No Needle Drop Nordman

£7.99

Expected release date is 1st Nov 2020

1 Nordmann Fir / Abies Nordmanniana plant

15-20cm /6-8", 4 years old

 

These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.

 

Britain's Favourite Christmas tree.A fir native to the mountains south and east of the Black Sea, in Turkey, Georgia, Russian Caucasus and northern parts of Armenia. It occurs at altitudes of 900-2,200 m on mountains with a rainfall of over 1,000 mm.

 

Growing Details

Common Name: Nordmann fir
Genus: Abies
Species: nordmanniana
Skill Level: Experienced
Exposure: Full sun
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/lightAcidicSandy
Height: 45 - 60m
Spread: 8m

 

Description

It is a large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 60 m tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 2 m. In the Western Caucasus Reserve, some specimens have been reported to be 78 m and even 85 m tall , the tallest trees in Europe.

The leaves are needle-like, flattened, 1.8-3.5 cm long and 2 mm wide by 0.5 mm thick, glossy dark green above, and with two blue-white bands of stomata below. The tip of the leaf is usually blunt, often slightly notched at the tip, but can be pointed, particularly on strong-growing shoots on young trees. The cones are 10-20 cm long and 4-5 cm broad, with about 150-200 scales, each scale with an exserted bract and two winged seeds; they disintegrate when mature to release the seeds.

 

For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

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  1. Nirdmann fir 5

    Posted by Unknown on 18th Feb 2019

    Excellent service and product from Beechwood trees. Would definitely buy from them again.

  2. ABIES NORDMANNIANA (YOUNG CHRISTMAS TREE) 5

    Posted by MR ALEXANDER MACLEAN on 5th Mar 2018

    This young tree,was delivered to me,very well packed,and in good order. The only possible problem,I may have,is deciding where to position it in my garden,as it will,given time,grow to be quite huge specimen.Once the present snow has cleared,and the soil has become more suitably pliable,I will decide.

    I would highly recommend 'BEECHWOOD NURSERIES' to anyone!!!