As you put up the Christmas decorations, have you ever wondered what a Fir tree is? Any child can draw one, but what makes it a Fir? Lots of trees are called…
It prefers full sun, deep, moist, fertile soil, good summer rainfall and shelter from strong winds. It is very frost hardy.
They will grow easily from seed and will vary greatly in shape and vigour, you can also grow from softwood and hardwood cuttings from side shoots.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Honey fungus may be a problem; young plants are more susceptible.