Like the Nordmann fir, the Turkish fir is a common type of Christmas tree in Northern Europe. The Turkish fir is uniform, pyramidal in shape. Solitary wood for gardens and parks. The fir is extremely hardy and evergreen. Native to Eastern Europe to Asia.Deeply branched in free standing.
Like the Nordmann fir, the Turkish fir needs deep, permeable, moist, nutrient-rich soil but also grows on poorer soils. Resistance to dry spells.
Height: 40 m high
Crown: even, pyramidal, broad crown structure
Trunk: diameter up to 40cm
Flower / fruit: cones 15-20 cm long, 5 cm thick, greenish when young, later dark brown
Leaves / needles: Dense, brush-shaped, rigid but not piercing, dark green