Balsam Fir

Range of the Balsam Fir
Balsam Fir

Location: Northern part of Minnesota and a few scattered locations in the southeastern corner. (Also found in northeastern U.S. Lake States and Canada.)

Fun Facts: Flat needles; medium texture; moderately uneven to even grain; weak, soft and brittle

Uses: Lightweight construction lumberpulpwood; packing cases; especially important as Christmas trees

Full Size: 40-60 feet in height, 12-18 inches in diameter, small- to medium-size tree

Age at Maturity: 50 years

  • Balsam Fir
    Balsam Fir
    Balsam Fir
   

Did You Know?

Trees absorb carbon, and finished products store it! These products made from wood are 50% carbon by weight.

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