Bracted Balsam Fir Abies balsamea phanerolepis Nova Scotia

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Botanical Name:

Abies balsamea phanerolepis Nova Scotia

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Abies

Species:

balsamea

Variety:

phanerolepis

Location:

Nova Scotia

Common Name:

Bracted Balsam Fir

Seeds Per Pound:
61,496
Quantity:
1.26 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
22
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
75 feet
Collection Locale:
Sheet Harbour, N.S.
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 1.26 lb
Prices
  • Abies balsamea phanerolepis

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
10 g
39.50
1 oz
89.95
1 lb
899.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: seed may start to germinate in cold strat., sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is often prefered to artificial strat and spring sowing.
In a Nutshell:
* The needles on bracted balsam grow around the branch giving a fuller bottle-brush look. more...
* The buds of bracted balsam break later in the spring allowing it to be grown in colder microclimates. more...
* The bracts subtending seed scales are longer, visible on the closed cone. more...