Abies balsamea ( Columnaris Balsam Fir )

‘Columnaris’ grows quickly into a columnar shape. It has densely arranged needles on short upward growing branches. Lustrous, dark green leaves are 1-inch long, forward pointing. Popular as a Christmas tree, Abies balsamea rarely grows above 50 feet. Grows best in cooler climates and plenty of sun. Soil should be acidic.