Scientific Name: Abies balsamea 'Nana' Form: Mounded
Common Name:balsam fir, dwarf balsam firTexture:Fine
Family Name:PinaceaeHabit: Dense
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: U.S. - central, U.S. - northeast, Canada - central, Canada - eastern, Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Needle-like, Spiraled, Leathery, Distinctive smell, Lustrous, Glabrous, Linear, Entire
Flowers: n/a
Fruit: n/a
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Full sun
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Winter interest, Group or mass planting, Container planting, Mixed shrub border
Key ID Features:Needles flat, dark green, radial needles, two white stomatal lines underneath, rounded tip, notched; buds are resinous; cone absent