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.