How to Take Care of a Noble Fir Christmas Tree

What Is Noble Fir?

A Noble Fir, also called Red Fir Christmas tree or Abies Procera, is a western North American fir. It is a native of the forest of Washington and Oregon, introduced by David Douglas.

Noble Fir is relatively slow-growers usually reaching heights of about 100ft to 150ft. However, they are very attractive, with their unique cones that sit upright on the top of the branches.

It is a popular Christmas tree that has a lovely scent with evergreen leaves.


Other Types of Christmas Tree

There are several other varieties of the Christmas Tree asides from the Red/Noble Fir. Check out our list of these varieties plus key-notes about them:


  • White Pine

It is a long needle tree with soft needled as long as 5 inches.


  • White Spruce

The white tree holds decoration well and is reliably symmetrical.


  • Blue Spruce

It has a bright blue color which makes it the most popular Christmas tree.


  • Scotch Pine

It is a wide, bright green tree with sturdy branches.


  • Douglas Fir

Evergreen conniver species; the seeds have a single wing and are dispersed by wind.


  • Balsam Fir

It is a native evergreen Christmas tree that is well-adapted to cold; a medium-sized tree of about 50 to 60 feet in height.


  • Colorado Blue Spruce

Commonly known as green spruce; they are prickly to touch and have a strong fresh smell.


  • Fraser Fir

It has blue-green needles with silvery undersides that are soft to touch.


  • Leyland Cypress

People commonly used it as an ornamental and as a windbreak; They grow widely it in parks, gardens, etc.


  • Black Hills Spruce

A large evergreen tree popular for its dense, pyramidal shape. It has a low canopy and should not be planted underneath power lines.



  • Norway Spruce

A European Spruce; a large conifer of a triangle appearance.

It is known for its holiday cheer; Easy to grow.


  • White Fir

Also known as Concolor Fir; one of the 40 members of its genus worldwide.

The white fir has two primary uses; in construction as timber and as a Christmas tree.


  • Grand Fir

Lovely giant fir; prefers drier climates than the other true firs.