This map shows the winter minimum temperature suitability of this crop in the state of Illinois.
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Abies balsamea

Common Name(s): Balsam fir
Family: Pinaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90
Precipitation: 18 to 60 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -44° (F)
Soil pH: 6.5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium coarse
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity:
Cool, temperate areas through Boreal forests. Adapted to northern North America (Northern and eastern US and southeastern Canada).
Phytothora, Rust, Cephalosporium
Environ. - ornamental, Material - essent oils, Material - fiber, Material - gum/resin, Material - wood


Geographical Origin:
North America
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