It is an elegant Fir considered as The Andalusian National Tree and used as Christmas tree. It is native from the South of Spain more precisely from the Mountains of Malaga and Cádiz. Most of the Spanish Fir forests in Spain are to be found in protected areas.
Evergreen conifer growing up to 30 m high with a conic crown. The male flowers are purple and become brown at maturity. The female flowers are situated at the top of the crown. This species appears at altitudes of 900-1,700 m and resists to summer drought.
Dig a hole at least two or three times as wide and deep as the root ball. Take out the plant from the container and loosen roots to allow them to spread out in all direction. Cut possible broken roots. Mix the soil extracted with a substrate and fill part of the hole with the mixture obtained. Place the plant in the hole and cover with the remaining mixture. Compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.