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Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree
Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree
Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree
Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree
Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree
Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree
Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree

Grow Your Own Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree

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  • How about growing your own Christmas tree from this cute starter plant?
  • Abies nordmanniana or Nordmann Pine is the hugely popular non-needle drop variety
  • Grow outdoors in a pot or planted in the garden, it will grow by 20cm or so a year
  • Great gift idea for new homeowners, or to celebrate or commemorate loved ones.
  • Supplied as a 2 year old trimmed tree in a 1L pot, to plant out any time of year. Approx 20cm tall.

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Item: 510433
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Make Christmas more fun by growing your own non-needle drop Nordmann Christmas tree from these cute starter plants.

This 3 year old tree has been nurtured from seed, trimmed twice already to get that all important shape started, and grown in its pot for a year, so is now bursting to romp away in its new home.

Perfect for planting into a larger pot such as a 20-25cm (8-10in) diameter pot for 2 years or so, or popping straight into the garden soil and growing it outside for a few years, you can watch this tree grow year after year. Tough, evergreen, very hardy and easy to grow.

Perfect for celebrating a new home, a new member of the family, or just so the children can learn a lot growing fun trees.

What Is Supplied

Item 510433 supplied as:
Supplied as a 3 year old seed-raised Abies nordmanniana pine tree, in a 1L pot, tree about 20cm tall over pot, and trimmed twice to shape already. Plant out all year.

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Shade
Plant In Shade
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Winter Hardy
Winter Hardy
Easy To Grow
Easy To Grow

Top Tips

What can be better than the sense of achievement when you have grown your very own Christmas Tree!

Care Information

Planting Advice:

  • Select an appropriate pot, 15-20cm (6-8in) and use a soil based, ericaceous compost and add some sand or grit to aid drainage. You may wish to add mycorrhizal fungi to the roots when planting.
  • Aim to plant at the same depth as the soil mark on the trunk.
  • Holding the tree upright in position with one hand, slowly backfill the pot with soil, and gently shake the plant, so the soil falls back around the roots.
  • Use your palm to compact the soil around the plant to ensure good contact around the roots.
  • If growing outside, plant in moist but well-drained acidic soil in sun or partial shade. Provide shelter from cold drying winds.
  • Select an appropriate spot for your plant, making sure that you give it enough space to grow to its full size.
  • Dig a planting hole 3 x wider than the roots and mix some well-rotted compost or manure with the soil from the hole and use this to re-fill once the plant is in place. If your soil is very alkaline, add in some ericaceous compost.
  • Before planting soak your tree in water for a couple of hours then allow to drain.
  • Add Mycorrhizal fungi to the roots when planting to help plants establish quicker, then place your plant in the hole, aiming to plant at the same depth as the soil mark on the trunk.
  • Refill the hole with the earth removed (backfilling) and firm in the soil with your palm avoiding the root ball.
  • Water well and mulch around the base of the plant with a collar, compost, gravel, bark etc.

 Aftercare Advice:

  • Keep plants well-watered while they establish, especially if planted up in a pot.
  • Saplings need room to spread out as they mature, so repot them into 2-5cm (1-2in) larger pots each year.
    Remove any weeds and keep well mulched.
  • Easy to keep, no pruning is needed.
  • Any damaged branches can be removed if necessary, in late spring-early summer.

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Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
1200 cm
800 cm
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