George Fir Abies forrestii georgei

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Abies forrestii georgei

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Abies

Species:

forrestii

Variety:

georgei

Common Name:

George Fir

Lot#:
020962
Seeds Per Pound:
22,246
Quantity:
1.84 lb
Avg Count Packet:
96
Germination:
40%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
90 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2002
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 1.84 lb
Prices
  • ABIES forrestii var. georgei

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
$4.95
1 oz
$21.97
1 lb
$99.50
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 prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Trees to 40 m tall and 150 cm dbh with a straight, round trunk and broadly conical crown. more...
* Bark first smooth, brown-gray, with age becoming dark brown and longitudinally fissured. more...
* Shoots with a dense, rust-colored pubescence; leaves 1.5-3 cm long with slightly revolute margins; cone bracts exserted, broad and tapering to a short cusp. more...

Taxon: Abies forrestii Coltm.-Rog. var. georgei (Orr) Farjon

Genus: Abies section: Pseudopicea
Family: Pinaceae. Also placed in: Abietaceae
Nomen number: 400048
Place of publication: Pinaceae 59. 1990
Name verified on: 21-Sep-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.