How most people see the
The normal way to
reproduce - except the cones normally appear rather high .
This member of the was given this name by
Spach in 1841. It is found on the steep slopes around the Black Sea in Russian
Caucasus, Georgia and Turkey,
growing in a well drained acid mix or peat with some water and some
sun. The tree can grow to 60or even 85 meters height, and the stem can get
more than two meters in diameter.
The species is named
after Alexander von Nordmann (1803-1866), Professor of Botany at