General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: Up to 300 feet at maturity
Leaves: Evergreen
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Shade Tree
Useful for timber production
Edible Parts: Fruit
Pollinators: Wind
Awards and Recognitions: Other: Great Plant Picks
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Grand Fir
  • Giant Fir
  • Yellow Fir
  • Lowland White Fir

  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Mar 22, 2014 9:22 PM concerning plant:
    This is a native in the Pacific NW. I like to plant seedlings for Christmas trees. The branches and needles are a bit flatter than a Douglas fir, but not as symmetrical as a noble fir. It takes about 3-4 years (depending on how tall you like your tree) from seedling to harvest.

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