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Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'

Silver Fir

Description: Abies koreana Silberlocke is one of the few selections that is ideal for small gardens and spaces. Creates an irregular, broad low growth habit which gives an interesting bushy and conical shape. Stunning twisted leaves creating a silvery appearance. Large purple cones appear in the spring and develop from a very young age.

History: Originates from Germany. Received an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Abies Growing Tips: Easy in most conditions and in any reasonably well-drained soil, other than shallow chalk. Prefers to be planted in an open, sunny position.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 1.25m x 1.5m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Silver Foliage
Text Conical

Ornamental attributes

Very small tree size after 10 years Very small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Evergreen Evergreen
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune