King Boris Fir Abies borisii-regis

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Botanical Name:

Abies borisii-regis

Family:

PINACEAE

Genus:

Abies

Species:

borisii-regis

Common Name:

King Boris Fir

Height:
120-150 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6

New crop is expected this winter.

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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.
In a Nutshell:
* trunk diameter of up to 1.5 m more...
* The tip of the leaf is variable, usually pointed, but sometimes slightly notched at the tip more...
* It is a large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 40–50 m (exceptionally 60 m) tall. more...
* It is closely related to (and in many respects intermediate between) Silver Fir to the north in central Europe, Greek Fir to the south in southern Greece, and Nordmann Fir to the east in northern Turkey. more...
* The scientific name honors Tsar Boris III of Bulgaria, during whose reign it was described as a new species in 1925. more...