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Grand fir (Abies grandis)


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Type

conifer tree icon

Conifer

Status

species native to Canada

Native

Edible fruit/nut tree?

NO

Names

Latin (scientific) name: Abies grandis

Common English name: Grand fir

Other names: Lowland fir

French name: Sapin grandissime

Habitat

Well-drained, deep soil, often mixed with other species.

Other notes

As its name suggests, this tree is the largest of the firs and is found in the coastal and interior forests of southern British Columbia.

Hardiness zone(s)

6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b

  • Zone 0
  • Zone 1
  • Zone 2
  • Zone 3
  • Zone 4
  • Zone 5
  • Zone 6
  • Zone 7
  • Zone 8
  • Zone 9

A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.

For more information on plant hardiness zones in Canada, visit Natural Resources Canada.

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