Balsam Fir Transplant
Balsam fir is a small to medium sized coniferous tree, a popular choice for Christmas trees. The seeds and buds are food for birds including grouse, squirrels, mice and voles. Moose and white-tailed deer use the balsam fir for food, cover and shelter.
Current Sale Size: 2 yr. old transplants, 8-14”
Rent our tree planter to plant ~300 trees / hour!
Growth Rate: Slow (less than 12”/yr.)
Soils: Loam, Clay, Sand
Shade Tolerance: Full to Shade
Mature Height: 45-75 ft
Mature Spread: 20-25 ft
Deer Damage Potential: Low
Uses: Christmas Trees, Lumber, Wildlife, Windbreaks, Reforestation
USDA Plant Profile