Spreading Star Silver Fir

Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star'

Also called Spreading Star Pacific Silver Fir

  • AKA Abies amabilis 'Procumbens'
  • Dwarf, prostrate habit
  • Very lush with blue-green needles
  • Makes an ideal specimen for rock gardens

ZONE:
5

HEIGHT:
30-40 cm

SPREAD:
125-150 cm

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


Typically a low-maintenance plant, its prostrate form can be maintained with light pruning. This cultivar does best in full sun in cooler climates and partial shade in warm areas. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.

Additional Notes about Spreading Star Silver Fir:


This cultivar is a ground cover type of Korean fir originating in Holland before 1960, possibly grafted from a side branch.

Characteristics & Attributes


GROWTH RATE:
Slow
FOLIAGE COLOR:
Green
Blue
LANDSCAPE USES:
Specimen