The Balsam fir Container Grown is slow growing and reaches 45–75 feet tall. Its symmetrical spire-like crown, shining dark green color, and spicy fragrance have made it a favorite Christmas tree for hundreds of years. For landscaping, the Balsam fir is used as part of a screen or windbreak. This Balsam Fir Container Grown tree is grown in Northern Michigan at Dutchman Tree Farms Landscape Nursery for Container Grown Evergreens.
Sun Exposure: Full sun and partial shade
Soil Type: The balsam fir prefers moist, cool, well-drained, acidic soil but will tolerate some salt.
Mature Height: 45' - 75'
Mature Spread: 20' - 25'
Growth Rate: Slow
3 - 5
The Balsam Fir can be expected to grow in the temperature extremes of zones three – five shown in this arborday.org hardiness zone map.