The Greek Fir is the true tree from the Mediterranean regions more precisely from the Greek mountains. It is elegant and it decorates big parks and gardens. This Fir was traditionally used in the construction of fishing boats and buildings.
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Evergreen tree growing up to 35 m high. Conical shape. The pine cones are on the higher part. First they are green and then become red. Flattened and flexible needle-like leaves. This Fir tree adpats to calcareous soils and hot and dry conditions.
Sowing depends on the geographical areas and altitude from February to April. It is possible to use a substrate in pots or the soil from the garden together with a sowing substrate if the sowing is made directly into the garden. The substrate must be wet but not soggy until the germination. To manage to have a more regular and faster germination stratify the Balsam fir seeds for 21 days before the sowing.