Fraser fir


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Fraser fir

n.
A fir tree (Abies fraseri) of the southern Appalachian Mountains, having a pyramidal shape, dark-green flattened needles, and resin-filled blisters on the trunk.

[After John Fraser (1750-1811), British botanist.]
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Noun1.Fraser fir - small fast-growing but short-lived fir of southern Alleghenies similar to balsam fir but with very short leavesFraser fir - small fast-growing but short-lived fir of southern Alleghenies similar to balsam fir but with very short leaves
silver fir - any of various true firs having leaves white or silvery white beneath
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If you are looking for an evenlooking tree which doesn't take up too much depth of your room, have a look at a Fraser fir (abies fraseri), which tends to grow narrower than other varieties.
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Fraser Fir - dark green in colour, it is a great hit with our American cousins and is becoming more popular in Britain.
Proving to be a great hit since its introduction three years ago is the Fraser Fir.
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A Fraser fir tree makes a real impact and is ideal for modern homes as it takes up less floor space; An Erica carnea
The Fraser fir (Abies fraseri), popular in the United States, is narrower than other trees and therefore more suitable for smaller rooms.
For a small room, I'd consider the Fraser Fir, as it's neat, compact and pretty.