Loading... Please wait...

Product Categories

Our Newsletter


Abies balsamea: Balsam Fir Seeds

  • Image 1
Price:
$6.00
SKU:
SD-11430
Quantity:
Buy More and Save!
  • Buy 5 - 9 and pay only $5.00 each
  • Buy 10 or above and pay only $4.50 each


Product Description

Zones: 3 to 7
Mature Height: 40 to 75 feet
Mature Spread:20 to 25 feet

The Balsam Fir is often used as a Christmas tree or for land reclamation. Has a conical habit and aromatic needles. The needles are 1-inch long, blunt, rounded and a lustrous dark green. Makes an excellent screen or ornamental and is a good choice for cooler climates.

When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Balsam Fir has a slow growth rate. It grows up to 75 feet in height and 25 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 3 to 7. Prefers full sun to light shade and acid, moist soil.

How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Cold stratify for 30 days
Germination: Seed may start to germinate in cold strat., sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Fall sowing in mulched beds is often prefered to artificial strat and spring sowing.

Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.

If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.

Find Similar Products by Category

Write your own product review

Product Reviews

This product hasn't received any reviews yet. Be the first to review this product!

Add to Wish List

Click the button below to add the Abies balsamea: Balsam Fir Seeds to your wish list.