By far, the most popular variety of Christmas tree in the United Kingdom, it is an excellent needle retaining species with soft glossy dark green needles. Nordmann Firs originate from the Caucasus mountains in Georgia, southern Russia and have seen a steady rise in popularity over recent years.
They are a non needle-drop variety with a darker green coloured foliage and slightly more rounded needles.
An excellent needle retaining species with soft glossy dark green needles. Nordmann (sometimes spelt "Nordman") Fir is probably the most popular Christmas tree in this country, one of the reasons being that it has a lovely symmetrical shape with strong branches. The needles are shiny, mid green and soft to touch.
Nordmann Firs are the preferred Christmas tree on the continent, with long, full, lush, dark green foliage, similar to a Fraser fir, but softer to the touch and with excellent needle retention. The Nordmann Fir Christmas Trees can reach 60 feet in height with a spread of 25 to 30 feet.
Their soft and lustrous black-green needles stem from symmetrically arranged branches, producing the ideal pyramidal specimen for a Christmas tree. Nordmann Firs are also popular as ornamental trees in parks and gardens.