Very large Fir tree used for timber used in building and paper industry. It is also essential as X'mas tree and as ornamental tree.
Evergreen tree up to 40-70 m high and 2 m trunk diametre. The bark is grey and thick. Bright bluish-green needles. Male cones on the lowest and youngest branches. Female cones between 5-20 cm long are on the strongest branches. First they are yellow and then turn to purple at maturity.
The ideal soil is deep and fresh with rot organic matter. This tree grows between 900-1,700 m. altitude. The Noble Fir is a western North American fir, native to the Cascade Range and Coast Range mountains of extreme northwest California and western Oregon and Washington in the United States.