Abies grandis

Tall evergreen conifer that has a wonderfully fragrant citrus-like aroma. Dark green color and shiny appearance. Needles have silvery underside. Shade tolerant and suited to inter-planting in existing under-stocked forests.

grand fir cones

Photo credit: Dave Powell

grand fir trunks

Photo credit: Dave Powell

grand fir needles

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • grand fir cones
  • grand fir trunks
  • grand fir needles

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Riparian forests; Suited to inter-planting in existing under-stocked forests.
Mature Height:
250’
Shade Preference:
Partial Shade, Full Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist soils
Special Uses:
Grown for timber production; Grown as a Christmas tree
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Corvallis Waldorf School Native Arboretum
Year(s) Planted:
2011, 1996