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Chinese fir Overview
Small genus with 2 evergreen coniferous trees originating from Taiwan and China. Characteristic thick, red-brown bark has a fibrous texture and foliage is firm, pointed and reduced to narrow, almost needle-like but slightly triangular leaves. Also called China-fir, this genus is used in park landscaping as ornamental trees and may reach heights of 50m. It is also favoured for its soft, scented wood.
How to propagate Chinese fir
Seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).
Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Chinese fir