Silver Korean Fir

Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'

  • Upright broadly pyramidal conifer
  • New foliage emerges shiny-silver held in whorls
  • Needles will fade to sea-green with a prominent silver band
  • Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant

ZONE:
4

HEIGHT:
3-4 m

SPREAD:
2-3 m

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Growing and Maintenance Tips:


The contrast between the striking silver stripe and the dark green needles gives this cultivar a unique effect. Plant as a specimen or in a location that requires a lower mature height.

Additional Notes about Silver Korean Fir:


Synonym and former name: Abies koreana 'Horstmann's Silberlocke'. This cultivar was introduced in 1986 by Gunter Horstmann. 

Characteristics & Attributes


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

THESE PLANTS ARE

suitable subtitutions for Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'