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 firma (Momi Fir)

Abies firma

Also known as: Japanese Fir

Native: South Japan

Location: Grown in collections and for ornament in large gardens.

Foliage

Foliage is bright green above, silver below and has a distinct leathery feel to it. The needles are dark green and conspicuously tapering towards the base, with two sharp points at their tips.

Pollen and Seed Cones

Abies firma

Male cones shed pollen at the end of April. Females are 25mm long developing into mature cones.

Mature Cones

Abies firma

Mature cones are 8cm long.