Abies magnifica (Red Fir)
Native: Oregon and California at altitudes of 1500-1800m
Location: Grown as an ornamental tree in other parts of America and in Europe, as it develops into a large beautifully symmetrical tree.
Foliage is made up of curved needles which become almost four-sided with age.
Pollen and Seed Cones
Cones are produced in May
Mature cones are sparse but large, 20cm long. They are golden green or purplish when young, ripening to brown in the autumn.