NOBLE FIR

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NOBLE FIR suitable for counties:
WASHINGTON: Chelan, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania
CALIFORNIA: Del Norte, Humboldt, Siskiyou
OREGON: Benton, Clackamas, Clatsop, Curry, Deschutes, Douglas, Hood River, Jackson, Jefferson, Josephine, Klamath, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion, Multnomah, Polk, Tillamook, Wasco, Washington

Noble fir belongs to family of pinaceae plants, its species name is procera. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Noble fir has dark green foliage. Noble fir booms in late spring.The plant grows in erect form with single stem. Noble fir is a fast growing plant, a mature Noble fir can grow up to 230 feet. This plant has very low tolerance to draught conditons.

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : - -
Foliage Color : Dark Green Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 230
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 50
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 : Low Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Spring
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 : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 14640
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : Yes
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : Medium
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 : No Flower Color : - -
Flower Conspicuous : No Foliage Color : Dark Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Dense
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Purple
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Single Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 25
Height, Mature (feet) : 230 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 : 50
Hedge Tolerance : Low Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 6.0 pH (Maximum) : 7.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 430 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 120 Precipitation (Maximum) : 120
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 20 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intermediate Temperature, Minimum (┬░F) : -23

NOBLE FIR GALLERY

noble fir
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.
noble fir
Courtesy of USDA Forest Service.
noble fir
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, OR, Saddle Mountain. June 1993.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park. May 1991.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, Cascade Mountains. April 1992.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, Cascade Mountains. April 1992.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, Cascade Mountains. April 1992.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park, Stevens Canyon Road. July 28, 1991.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park, Tahoma Creek. September 29, 1991.
noble fir
ęSusan McDougall. The Flora of Mt. Adams. United States, WA, Mount Rainier National Park, Crystal Mountain. July 2003.
noble fir
Ray M. Filloon. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR. 1936.
noble fir
Ray M. Filloon. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR. 1945.
noble fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR, Suislaw National Forest.
noble fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR, Suislaw National Forest.
noble fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR, Suislaw National Forest.
noble fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR, Suislaw National Forest.
noble fir
Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, OR, Willamette National Forest.

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