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Japanese Fir

Botanical Name: Abies Firma
Hardiness Zones: 6-9
Mature Height: 40-70'
Growth Rate: Slow
Seed Source: China

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  • 50mm Jiffy Plug
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  • Plug+1 Husky Bare Root
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50mm Jiffy Plug

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
FJAAG501Y011 Y1 - 3"

3.152.562.251.831.681.62
FJAAG501Y031 Y3 – 6″

3.442.802.451.991.831.76
FJAAG501Y061 Y6 – 9″

3.632.962.592.101.931.86
FJAAG501Y091 Y9 – 12″

3.983.242.832.302.102.03
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Plug+1 Husky Bare Root

Item #AgeHeightAvailable50250500100025005000
FJAHX032 Y3 – 6″

3.242.642.311.881.731.66
FJAHX062 Y6 – 9″

3.652.972.602.111.941.87
FJAHX092 Y9 – 12″

3.833.112.722.212.021.95
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Notes
Compared to other Firs, the Japanese Fir more capable of growing in warmer southeast climates. Its prickly needles grow to be 1-3 inches long and display a vibrant shade of green.

Uses
Japanese Fir trees are commonly used as Christmas trees and bonsai trees. They also are used for lumber including flooring, crates, and paper pulp.

Wildlife Value
The seeds of this tree are enjoyed by many mammals and birds.

History & Lore
The Japanese Fir is native to Japan. Commonly, it is also referred to as "Momi" meaning "Fir" in Japanese.

Hardiness Zones
6-9

Tree Type
Conifer

Tree Subtype
Fir

Mature Height
40-70'

Mature Spread
40'

Growth Rate
Slow

Seed Source
China

Sun Preference
Full sun

Soil PH Range
5.5-6.5

Soil Preference
Acidic, clay, loamy, sand, well drained soil

Tolerant
Heat

Intolerant

Diseases
Canker, heart rot, root rot, needle rust, twig blight

Pests
Bark beetle, spruce budworm, aphid, bagworm, spider mites, scale

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Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Least Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Irrigation & Weed Control

Not sure which program to choose? If the amount of irrigation and weed control is a deciding factor, the chart below shows which programs require the most care to the least care.

Most Care

Jiffy Plugs

(36mm & 50mm)

Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

1 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

Jumbo Husky

(Bare Root Transplants)

2 Year Container

(Peat Quart, Super Potted Gallon, Peat Gallon)

3-4 year Container

(Super Potted 3 Gallon)

Least Care