description
approximate number of seeds per lb.
price per pound
BALSAM FIR (A. Balsamea)
  • Nova Scotia

50,400

$138

  • Cooks Blue Improved: Collected from a grafted seed orchard
 

$140 Sold Out

  • Quebec: Improved Seed Orchard
 

$150

  • Minnesota: A seed orchard developed for natural Minnesota selections specifically for Christmas Tree production.
 

$140

BULGARIAN FIR (A. Borisii regis)
  • Bulgarian Fir
    We inspected this species in Macedonia. It appears similar to Fraser Fir but more tolerant to drought. We are presently testing it in Pennsylvania.

6,800

$70 Sold Out

CONCOLOR FIR (A. Concolor)
  • Pal~Select Cibola N.F.: Central New Mexico, Sandia Mts., select canyons - Fast growth, best blue of all selections ever made and most drought resistant.

10,400

$105


  • San Juan N.F.: Southern Colorado

14,500

$85

  • Santa Fe N.F.: Central New Mexico, Rio Las Vacas and nearby area - Fast growth, very bue, longest needle.

14,000

$85 Sold Out

  • Lincoln N.F.: New Mexico - Best growth rate, excellent shape and density but not as blue as other sources. Indications are that this selection is most resistant to root rot.

14,950

$75
Sold Out

CORKBARK FIR: (A. lasiocarpa var. arizonica)
  • Apache N.F.: Arizona

 

$160
Limited Supply

FRASER X BALSAM HYBRID (A. Fraser x Balsamea)
  • Fraser x Balsam Hybrid: Collected from a New England seed orchard.

56,700

$250

FRASER FIR (A. Fraseri)
  • North Carolina: Roan Mountain, seed orchard.

42,000

$200

  • North Carolina: Roan Mountain, wild stands
    2006 Crop Year, 26% Germination

42,000

$80

  • North Carolina: Mt. Rogers, very uniform quality.

42,000

$250

GRAND FIR (A. Grandis)
  • Clearwater N.F. Idaho

16,000

$105

INTERMEDIATE (CANAAN) FIR (A. Intermedia)
  • Pennsylvania Seed Orchard:
    Excellent growth rate, bluish color, dense crown form, high needle density on twigs. On going tests show tolerance for less moisture and higher temperatures than Fraser. 40% - 55% Germination

46,000

$300

  • Pennsylvania Seed Orchard:
    26% - 28% Germination

46,000

$100

KOREAN X BALSAM HYBRID (Abies Koreana x balsamea)
  • New England Seed Orchard::

 

$330

NORDMANN FIR (A. Nordmanniana)
  • Bout, France:
    Cloned Seed Orchard Also known as Caucasian fir, similar to Abies alba and Abies bornmuelleriana.

7,700

$100
Sold Out

TROJAN FIR (A. nordmanniana ssp. equi-trojani)
  • Kaz-Dagi, Turkey:
    Native to Mt. Ida in northwestern Turkey. Denser and blunter needles that form v-shaped grooves above the twig.

$85

TURKISH FIR (A. Bornmuelleriana)
  • Bolu-Aladag,Turkey: 
    Native to the mountains of Northwestern Turkey. Breaks bud slightly earlier than Nordmann with a faster growth rate, also some tests have shown resistance to root rot.

6,800

$70

  • France Seed Orchard Selection: Clones from Turkish provenances. Selected for good homogeneity, better vigor and growth rate, later bud flushing and frost hardiness.

5,500

$110

 


NOTES: N.F. = National Forest
Some stands are on private holdings within or adjacent to the National Forest.


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