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Korean Fir Tree



Korean Fir Tree

Korean Fir Tree Facts

Specific Name:
Abies koreana
Hardiness Zones:
5 to 7
Growth_Rate:
Slow
Site Requirements:
Sun; moist, well drained soil; dislikes wet feet; wind tolerant
Texture:
Fine to medium
Form:
Pyramidal
Height:
15 to 30'
Weight:
6 to 12
Leaf:
.5 to .75" gray green needles; 2 white bands on the underside
Flower/Fruit:
Pink, green or crimson flowers in spring; 1" cone; blue to violet-purple
Comments:
More heat tolerant than most firs; casts dense shade; not tolerant of compacted soil, air pollution; easy to transplant; shallow root system; grows more slowly than other firs
Habit:
Evergreen
Cultivars:
Silver Locke