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