About Fraser Firs

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Fraser Firs are common in the southern Appalachian region.

As a matter of fact they only grow in the southern Appalachian

mountain range which includes North Carolina, Virginia, and eastern Tennessee.

The trees are named after John Fraser who was a botanist exploring

in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina during the 1700’s.




There are over 50 million Fraser Firs grown
in North Carolina.

They are represent over 90% of the Christmas trees grown in North Carolina.
They can be as tall as 80 feet!


You’ll only find Fraser Firs in higher elevations as they grow only above 2500′.

A Fraser Fir at Clingmans Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
(North Carolina)


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