DAVIDSON TREASURE TREES

#057 China Fir
(Cunninghamia lanceolata)

This Fir sits directly in the front yard to the left of the driveway and front walkway. Tree #1053 in the Davidson Street Tree Inventory

Statistics (2022)

  • Circumference (In.): 48″
  • Height (Ft.): 25′
  • Avg. Crown Spread (Ft.): 15′
  • Diameter Breast Height (In.): 18″
  • Total Points: 77

More Information

  • Year Recognized: 2021
  • Current condition: Good
  • Property Type: Private
  • Ecological Value: Good green color during the growing season with groups of small squarish cones; tends to “brown out” inside as it matures. This plant prefers acidic clay loam soils however, this tree needs protection from the wind. In addition to its medicinal uses, oils from the branches are used in the production of perfume.  Its wood is used in various forms of construction and shipbuilding.
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