Compared to other Firs, the Japanese Fir more capable of growing in warmer southeast climates. Its prickly needles grow to be 1-3 inches long and display a vibrant shade of green.
Japanese Fir trees are commonly used as Christmas trees and bonsai trees. They also are used for lumber including flooring, crates, and paper pulp.
The seeds of this tree are enjoyed by many mammals and birds.
History & Lore
The Japanese Fir is native to Japan. Commonly, it is also referred to as "Momi" meaning "Fir" in Japanese.