NH State Forest Nursery

Balsam Fir Abies balsamea

The original old-fashioned Christmas tree. Steeple-shaped evergreen tree with soft, flat green to blue-green extremely fragrant needles up to 1" long. Excellent needle retention and strong boughs support heavy ornaments. Shearing transforms these trees into full plantation grown trees with sturdy branches. Prefers moist, well-drained soils; avoid planting in low areas. Mature height 50 to 75'.

Seedling Details
Age Comment per 10 per 25 per 100 per 500 per 1000
3 yr 5-10" $10 $20 $80 $400 $600
4 yr 12"+ SOLD OUT SOLD OUT SOLD OUT SOLD OUT SOLD OUT

Balsam Fir 4 year old sold out as of January 13, 2020.

Available in the Christmas Tree Sampler Package.

photo of sheared balsam fir

Sheared Balsam Fir

photo of 4-0 balsam fir seedling

Balsam Fir 4-0

photo of 3-0 balsam fir seedling

Balsam Fir 3-0

photo of balsam fir seedbeds

Balsam Fir 4-0 Seedbeds

NH State Forest Nursery | Division of Forest and Lands
Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 796-2323  |  fax: (603) 271-6488