Abies balsameaThe slow-growing balsam fir makes a good specimen tree due to its low maintenance and bold formal conical habit. Unfortunately, it is not a tree of choice in the Midwest due to its limiting cultural requirements.
|Habit:||Dense, narrow conical evergreen with whorled branches, a formal outline, and a straight central leader|
|Size:||45-70' high and 20-25' wide|
|Color:||Light green in spring, but dark green in remaining seasons|
|Hardiness:||Zone 3a USDA|
|Habitat:||West Virginia - Iowa - Minnesota - Alberta|