Tree Grower articles
- Has New Zealand missed the boat with the members of the Abies genus?
Charlie Low, August 2011
The members of the Abies genus form an important part of the temperate softwood forests of the northern hemisphere. Abies species from the Pacific north west of America are perhaps…
Articles and Reports
- Report: Trees for steep slopes - true firs
Dean Satchell, July 2018 (Access: unrestricted)
The silver firs are a large group of species in the Abies genus. In their natural environment they become very large trees that "occupy relatively cool, moist sites at middle to high elevations in…
Other sources of information
Introduced forest trees in New Zealand: Recognition, role, and seed source, part 7. The silver firs - Abies spp
FRI Bulletin No. 124, part 7, Miller, J. T. and F. B. Knowles (1989).