Dwarf Balsam Fir

Abies balsamea 'Nana'

Item 0008


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Key feature:
  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly to keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

Dense, dark green, aromatic needles on horizontal spreading branches form a very small, globe-shaped shrub. This slow growing, tidy evergreen is an beautiful specimen for low maintenance rock gardens and mixed borders. Thrives in cooler summer regions.

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Average Size at Maturity
Slowly reaches 2 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide.
Landscape Use
Botanical Name: Abies balsamea 'Nana'
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Slow
Special Feature: Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Year-round Interest
Foliage Color: Dark Green
Bloom Time: Conifer; prized for foliage.
Flower Color: No
Garden Style: Asian/Zen ,   Contemporary ,   Rustic
Design Ideas: A perfect specimen for a rock garden or as a bonsai. Also pretty mixed with brighter, lower-growing groundcovers. Makes a dark, green cushion amid smaller flowering perennials.

Provide organically rich, lightly acidic, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.


Abies balsamea (Balsam Fir) is native to the cool, moist woodlands and bottomlands of midwestern and eastern regions of the United States and Canada. It does not thrive in the hot, humid regions of the southern states, or the hot summer climates of the southwest.

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