0
Close
1 / 3
2 / 3
3 / 3

Abies forrestii

Forrest Fir, Forrest's Fir

In Stock: 2.734 lb (Total:2.734lb)
  • ABIES forrestii

    All items have bulk rates priced in
select i.*, substring_index(group_concat(distinct pa.country order by rsi.date_added desc),',',-1) as source_country from inventory_item_manage i left outer join sheffields_2017.receiving_shipments_item_has_inventory_item hrsi on i.id = hrsi.inventory_item_id left outer join sheffields_2017.receiving_shipments_item rsi on rsi.id = hrsi.receiving_shipments_item_id left outer join sheffields_2017.po on rsi.po_id = po.id left outer join sheffields_2017.po_address pa on pa.po_id = po.id where i.inventory_id = '2208' group by i.id

Buying options

2.73 lb
ABIES forrestii

Details

Germination:
16%
Germination test:
cut
Purity:
98%
Seeds per lb:
19,068
Quantity:
2.73 lb
Collected in:
China
Crop year:
2005
Min. hardiness zone:
7
Item ID:
15596

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours| Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days| cold stratify for 30 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed|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 

Abies forrestii, also known as Forrest Fir, is a stunning conifer species in the Pinaceae family, endemic to China and Tibet. This majestic tree can grow up to 40 meters tall with a straight, round trunk and broadly conical crown. It is typically found in high mountains with a cold and wet climate. The bark starts as smooth, brown-gray, but with age, it becomes dark brown and longitudinally fissured. Its leaves are 1.5-3 cm long, with slightly revolute margins, and the cones are broad and tapering to a short cusp. Abies forrestii is a variable species, with several recognized varieties. It grows in mixed forests at lower elevations, and in rhododendron woodlands, it may become a dominant member of the canopy. The timber is used for construction, and tannin is extracted from the bark. Abies forrestii is a species of least concern, making it a great addition to any garden or landscape design.

You might also like

Abies fabri

Abies fabri

Faber's Fir, Fabers Fir

Abies recurvata var. ernestii

Abies recurvata var. ernestii

Ernest Fir

Abies squamata
Out of Stock

Abies squamata

Barked Fir, Flaky Fir

Abies forrestii var. georgei

Abies forrestii var. georgei

George Fir

(315) 497-1058
269 NY-34 Locke NY 13092
seed@sheffields.com

HOME - logo

Find us on: