Momi Fir, (Abies firma), is an evergreen conifer originating from Japan. This majestic tree thrives in well-drained clay, loam, or sandy acidic soil, but will tolerate heat, humidity, and occasionally wet soil. It will grow in USDA zones 6 to 10. Momi Fir is more tolerant of hot humid climates than most firs are and can be grown in the Southeast, Southern California, and Hawaii. Does not require cooling hours to bud break in the Spring. Prefers full sun in northern climates and part shade in hot Southern locations. The best fir for Southern locations.
Bare Root 2 year old trees- 3-4 inches tall. Available Feb. 2024
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Momi Fir can grow 40 to 60 feet tall, boasting a pyramidal form with layered branches adorned by glossy, dark green needles. Widely used for Christmas Trees, Bonsai, Landscape, Timber and Pulp.
The Momi Fir's resilience to varying conditions and resistance to pests and diseases make it an excellent choice for ornamental purposes, serving as a striking focal point in gardens or as part of a woodland setting. Its sturdy constitution also makes it suitable for windbreaks or as a privacy screen.
To cultivate this exquisite fir, provide consistent moisture, particularly during dry spells or in the early stages of growth, fostering its optimal development and vibrant appearance.