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EST. 1983

Four Locations!

1. Park City Nursery
(4497 N Hwy 224)

2. Smith's Parking Lot
(Kimball Junction)

3. Rite-Aid Parking Lot
(950 Ironhorse Drive)

4. Quarry Village
(Jeremy Ranch Exit)

We Know What Grows

Noble Fir

Abies procera Rehd.


In the wild, the trees are tall, beautifully symmetrical and grow to over 200 feet in height. Noble

The bark is smooth with resin blisters when young and changes to brownish-gray plates with age.

The needles are roughly 4-sided (similar to spruce), over 1 inch long, bluish-green but appearing silver because of 2 white rows of stomata on the underside and 1-2 rows on the upper surface. The needles are generally twisted upward so that the lower surface of branches are exposed.

The pollen cones are reddish and the seed cones are large (often over 5 inches long), heavy cones concentrated in the tree tops. They are erect and the cones scales are nearly concealed by shaggy-edged, sharp pointed bracts. The cones dissipate in the fall to release their seeds.

The original Latin name Abies nobilis had to be changed when it was discovered another tree already had been given this name. However, the common name has persisted because of the magnificent proportions of the tree and the large, heavy cones.