Trees Evergreens Pine Balsam Fir
aka: Eastern Fir, Canada Fir
Balsam Fir 6 April 2006
Can grow to a height of 40-60 feet.
Max diameter of trunk 1-1½ feet.
Bark of the Balsam Fir 6 April 2006
Needles and Buds 6 April 2006
Needles are ½-1¼ inches long.
They are flat with rounded tips.
Green above and whitish beneath.
Thin green line through the whitish part.
They are arranged around the twig.
The cones are arranged aound the twig.
The female cones will grow erect.
They are 2-4 inches long.
Purple in color then turning bluish-brown.
author & photographer: Joseph A Raymond
location: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada