The Fraser Fir ‘Mt. Rogers’ is commonly referred to as ‘Southern Balsam’.
Fraser Fir ‘Mt. Rogers’ is commonly used as a household Christmas tree, for wreaths, and for timber.
Many red squirrels enjoy the Fraser Fir ‘Mt. Rogers’ tree as they used the seed and bud for food.
History & Lore
The tree's name ‘Fraser Fir’ was given after the Scottish botanist, John Fraser (1750-1811).