Abies nordmanniana

Nordmann Fir, Caucasian Fir

Dense pyramidal form of fir tree whose branches tend to droop fully clothing the base of the tree.A stately and elegant fir tree. The needles are flat and thick with a notch in the end and when crushed they emit an orange-peel fragrance.

Height: 50-60 Feet
Spread: 15-20 Feet
Zone: 5-7

Nordmann Fir Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Part Shade
Part Sun
Full sun to part shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Good Drainage
Growth Rate
Slow
Attributes
Accent Plant
Roadside Planting
Evergreen
Specimen Planting
Meadow
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Early Spring
Winter
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Fall
Summer
Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips for Nordmann Fir

Grow in well drained acid soil. Can be grown in full sun as this fir tollerates full sun better than other fir trees.

Interesting Notes

Named in honor of Alex von Nordmann (1803-1866) the Finnish botanist who discovered this tree.