Veitch Fir, Christmastree, Veitch's Silver Fir Abies veitchii

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Botanical Name:

Abies veitchii

Family:

Pinaceae

Genus:

Abies

Species:

veitchii

Common Name:

Veitch Fir, Christmastree, Veitch's Silver Fir

Height:
80-100 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

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  • Abies veitchii

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Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: expect germination in 10 days @ 70-85 degrees F, it will take longer if cooler.
In a Nutshell:
* Native to Japan on the islands of Honshu and Shikoku.
* It lives in moist soils in cool wet mountain forests at elevations of 1500–2800 m.
* It is very shade-tolerant when young. more...
* Wood - strong, elastic. Used for construction, boxes, utensils, spindles etc. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov