AWARD

ABIES koreana

Commonly known as Korean fir

A small slow growing compact tree with white undersides to the leaves and violet-purple upright cylindrical cones
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Shiny, dark-green leaves 1-2cm (½ to ¾in) long.
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Conifer
    Female cones are cylindrical, violet-blue, 5-7cm (2-3in) long.
  • Tree
  • Very hardy
    Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

ABIES koreana

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£15.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Endangered in the wild
    These plants are listed on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's list of 'Red Plants'. This is a list of threatened species in the wild, they are either critically, endangered or vulnerable to extinction.
    Endangered
    Good to know
    The erect, purple cones resemble candles when resin runs. Good for a small garden as produces cones while young
    Pests & Diseases
    Adelgids, honey fungus.
    Place of origin
    South Korea.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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