Trees by Genus

Genus 'Abies'

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Abies alba
Abies amabilis
Abies bracteata
Abies cephalonica
Abies concolor
Abies concolor var. lowiana
Abies delavayi
Abies delavayi var. forrestii
Abies delavayi var. georgii
Abies firma
Abies grandis
Abies homolepis
Abies koreana
Abies lasiocarpa
Abies magnifica
Abies nordmanniana
Abies numidica
Abies procera
Abies veitchii

Abies magnifica (Red Fir)

Abies magnifica

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

Abies magnifica

Cones are produced in May

Mature Cones

Abies magnifica

Mature cones are sparse but large, 20cm long. They are golden green or purplish when young, ripening to brown in the autumn.