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Abies koreana
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Abies koreana

Silver Fir

Description: Abies koreana is one of the few selections that is ideal for small gardens and spaces. They can be a slow growing, irregular shaped variety when they're young but eventually become a large neatly shaped tree with a pyramidal form and symmetrical growth. It's leaves are dark green, silver white beneath producing violet purple cylindrical cones - even on the young trees. One of the finest quality and most popular Abies varieties.

History: Originates from Korea.

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) : 4m x 3m

General attributes

Text Green Silver Foliage
Text Conical

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Open space planting Open space planting
Evergreen Evergreen
Tolerates coastal site Tolerates coastal site
Shade tolerant Shade tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune