zBalsam Fir Bonsai 1
We estimate this Balsam fir is 12 years old. It was dug near here in Northern Vermont about 9 years ago and has been growing here since. All of our trees, including this one, are one of a kind. This means that the tree pictured is the one you'll receive.
Balsam fir are cold climate trees that can be grown outside almost anywhere in the U.S., though at least one or two months at or below freezing are essential for maximum heath. In most areas they can be grown outside year round, though some protection is good where winters are severe. We winter ours in open boxes (sides only, no tops or bottoms) covered by leaves and snow in an area protected from strong winds. Our success rate has been virtually 100% for hundreds of trees over the years.
Balsam are sun lovers (filtered or morning sun in hot climates). Be careful not to allow the roots to become bone dry while sitting in the hot sun. For more detailed care information for Fir and other bonsai, we suggest you visit Bonsai Empire.
Botanical name - Abies balsamea
Height Overall - 18"
Height Tree - 15"
Type Pot - High Impact Plastic Oval Bonsai Pot
Pot diameter - 13"
Trunk Diameter at Base - 2" See photo
Trunk Diameter at 2" above the soil - .1.5"
Estimated Age - 12 years
NOTE: We do not ship live plants outside the U.S. All live plant sales are final.