Big evergreen conifer.
In exterior, exposed to the sun during the whole day. In summer protect from strong noon sun or place in semi-shadow.
Abundant in summer and in moderation in autumn. This tree appreciates to water sprayed directly on its leaves (not hard water) because it comes from zones with a high rate of humidity.
Spring and autumn. It is better to use organic fertilizers to preserve the mycorrhizae.
Every 3 or 5 years at the beginning of spring.
50% of Akadama and 50% of volcanic earth.
Pruning and nipping
In winter, leave needles and buds on the branches otherwise the branch will dry.
Finger prune new shoots
From September to March.
This tree is used widely as a Christmas tree but in reality it’s not a fir-tree but a picea (picea excelsa). The biggest difference between a fir-tree and a picea is the disposition of its pines. The fir-tree’s are straight and the picea’s hang.