Tree seed - Balsam fir

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(Abies balsamea)

Balsam fir (Sapin baumier) is native to eastern Canada, and the only type of fir tree native to this region. Tolerant of shade, as well as cold northern conditions. It is an important part of the northern boreal forest in which it thrives. The tree often has a wide spreading root system and can grow in wetter soils. 

Germination: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours. Place in a cold fridge at 4C for 30-45 days. Sow in a pot 1cm below the earth, watering regularly to keep moist.

Packet contains at least 50 seeds. Approximately 156 seeds / gram.