Abies koreana Abies

Abies

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

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Conical
  • Do not prune
  • Evergreen: Evergreen
  • Leaf colour: Green/ Silver
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • S Size: Small
  • Attractive bark
  • Open space planting

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