Blundell Blue Balsam Fir, Improved Cook Balsam Fir Abies balsamea Improved Cook Strain New Hampshire

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Botanical Name:

Abies balsamea Improved Cook Strain New Hampshire

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Abies

Species:

balsamea

Cultivar:

Improved Cook Strain

Location:

New Hampshire

Common Name:

Blundell Blue Balsam Fir, Improved Cook Balsam Fir

Seeds Per Pound:
49,124
Quantity:
4.89 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
32
Germination:
60%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
75 feet
Collection Locale:
Minnesota
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 4.89 lb
Prices
  • Abies balsamea Improved Cook Strain New Hampshire

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
4.95
10 g
17.50
1 oz
29.95
1 lb
249.50
1 kg
498.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
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 preferred to artificial strat. and spring sowing.
In a Nutshell:
* The original Cook strain of Balsam Fir was selected due to the blue tinge of the needles. more...
* It is more heat tolerant than the species. more...
* The seeds from these improved selections will be more true to type due to continued selection for blue color and appropriate growth habit for use as Christmas trees. more...