Grand Fir, Giant Fir, Great Silver Fir, Western White Fir Abies grandis Coastal Ecotype

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Botanical Name:

Abies grandis Coastal Ecotype

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Abies

Species:

grandis

Location:

Coastal Ecotype

Common Name:

Grand Fir, Giant Fir, Great Silver Fir, Western White Fir

Seeds Per Pound:
14,360
Quantity:
0.93 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
18
Germination:
60%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
95%
Height:
200 feet
Collection Locale:
Hunter Creek, OR
Crop Year:
2001
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.93 lb
Prices
  • Abies grandis Coastal Ecotype

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
7.95
1 oz
29.95
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 stat. and spring sowing.
In a Nutshell:
* A fir native to the Pacific Northwest of North America.
* A large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 40-70m tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 2m.
* The inner bark of the grand fir was used by some Plateau Indian tribes for treating colds and fever.
* The lumber is non-resinous and fine textured. In the North American logging industry, the grand fir is often referred to as "hem fir", with hem fir being a blanket term that can be applied to a number of species with interchangeable types of wood (specifically the California red fir, noble fir, Pacific silver fir, white fir, and western hemlock) more...