A subspecies of the Nordmann fir studied extensively along with Turkish fir through the CoFirGE project. The project findings indicate Trojan fir is resistant to disease. Of most significant interest is the Phytophthora root rot that plagues Fraser fir.
A slower growth initially increases as the tree matures. This species of fir makes a beautiful Christmas tree. One of the most popular selections in Europe, this tree features strong branching with soft needles.