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Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis

Canaan Fir

Plant Features:

Category: Evergreen

  • Full body with straight upright growth habit.
  • Lustrous dark green needles with a silvery underside.

Height: 45-60 ft

Spread: 20-25 ft

Spacing: 20-25 ft

Hardiness Zone: 4

Temperature: -30 - -20 °F


  • Cold Tolerant
  • Evergreen


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Columnar

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water


Good adaptability to harsh conditions.

Canaan is a cross between Fraser and Balsam Fir

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Of all the firs, this hybrid is best suited for the Midwest climate.

Tolerant of heat, humidity and adapts to a wider range of soil conditions.

Available in #3 Liner.