Common Name(s): Nordmann fir, Caucasian fir
Scientific Name: Abies nordmanniana
Distribution: Eastern Europe and western Asia
Average Dried Weight: 24.0 lbs/ft3 (385 kg/m3)*
*Density based on a single sample tested
Janka Hardness: 560 lbf (2,510 N)*
*Estimated hardness based on specific gravity
Comments: Named after 19th-century Finnish biologist Alexander von Nordmann. Nordmann fir grows to a large size and is harvested for construction timber in its natural range. It’s also used as a popular Christmas tree species, and is sometimes grown as an ornamental tree.
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