- The Balsam fir is a small to medium-size softwood typically 14–20 metres with flat fragrant needles and a narrow conic grown. This tree can live between 70 and 150 years.
- Interesting Fact
- This species is commonly used for Christmas. To tell a spruce from a Balsam Fir, remember that the needles of a fir are flat. Various oils are extracted from the needles, especially for cough medicine.