The Nordmann Fir or Abies nordmanniana has become a firm favourite Christmas tree here in Ireland, and in the UK and Europe. This rich green needled Christmas tree is known for its good needle retention and attractive glossy green branches. For families with kids, its soft foliage is a winner. Spikey needles are a thing of the past when you choose a Nordmann. With superb needle retention, it will last very well into the Christmas season and with proper tree care this variety is one of the best for the indoor environment. ‘Its beautiful green foliage is used to make seasonal wreaths, garlands and swags.
Noble Fir or Abies procera remains a popular Christmas tree in Ireland. The foliage has a glaucous (blue-green) colour and after rubbing your hands along the soft foliage, its fragrance will conjure up those Christmas feelings of warmth and tradition. Similar to the Nordmann, it also has excellent needle retention. Its beautiful blue-green foliage for those who like to decorate and make seasonal swags and wreaths etc.
The Frazer fir or Abies fraseri is growing in popularity in recent years. Understandably, with its upward, dense dark green branches giving the tree a neat and compact shape. Similar to the Noble, the Frazer has won over many people with its strong fragrant foliage. Frazer is an excellent tree for customers who prefer a nicely shaped slimmer to medium sized Christmas tree.