The balsam tree, Abies balsamea, propagates via seed or by natural layering. Natural layering can occur when low branches get into soft, wet earth.
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T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.