CALIFORNIA RED FIR

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CALIFORNIA RED FIR suitable for counties:
CALIFORNIA: Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Fresno, Glenn, Humboldt, Inyo, Kern, Lake, Lassen, Madera, Mariposa, Mendocino, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity, Tulare, Tuolumne
NEVADA: Carson City, Douglas, Washoe
NEW YORK: Ulster
OREGON: Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane

California red fir belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is magnifica. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. California red fir has dark green foliage and bears brown colored flowers. California red fir booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. California red fir is a slow growing plant, a mature California red fir can grow up to 150 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons. Other varieties of this plant are California red firCalifornia red fir, and Shasta red fir

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Brown
Foliage Color : Dark Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 150
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Temperature, Minimum (┬░F) : -23 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Late Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Late Spring Commercial Availability : Contracting Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : Yes Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 5680
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Medium
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : Yes
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Low
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : Low
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : Yes Veneer Product : Yes

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : High
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : Yes Flower Color : Brown
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 35
Height, Mature (feet) : 150 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : Yes Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : No Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : Yes
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 90
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 5.0 pH (Maximum) : 6.1
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 430 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 64 Precipitation (Maximum) : 64
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : Low
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (┬░F) : -23

CALIFORNIA RED FIR GALLERY

California red fir
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Crater Lake National Park, entrance. July 2003.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Crater Lake National Park, entrance. July 2003.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Crater Lake National Park, entrance. July 2003.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Crater Lake National Park, entrance. July 2003.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, CA, Siskiyou Co., Mount Shasta. July 2003.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Crater Lake National Park, entrance. July 2003.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Crater Lake National Park, entrance. July 2003.
California red fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, CA, Siskiyou Co., Mount Shasta. July 2003.
California red fir
Weldon Heald. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CA, Eldorado National Forest, Lake Valley Ranger Station. 1963.
California red fir
A.G. Milici. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CA. 1946.
California red fir
G.B. Sudworth. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, CA, Tulare Co. 1901.
California red fir
R.C. Wilson. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NV, Tahoe National Forest. 1938.
California red fir
ęGary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co. 2002.
California red fir
ęGary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co. 2002.
California red fir
ęGary A. Monroe. United States, NV, Washoe Co. 2002.
California red fir
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.

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