brilliant silver undersides to the leaves, coupled with white resin coated
buds and a compact growth habit make this an outstanding Christmas tree.
It is a native of Korea and a few offshore islands, mature tree grows to
10 metres. Introduced in 1913.
fast-growing, fragrant foliaged tree is one of the most important Christmas
trees in the USA. It grows in the wild only on a few mountain tops in
the southern range of the Appalachian Mountains, where a mature tree grows
up to 15 metres tall.
natural home is the mountains of western north America from British Columbia
to central California, where it grows to a height of 60 metres. Growers
can prune it to produce very dense symmetrical Christmas trees but unfortunately
Douglas fir is susceptible to aphid attacks.