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Abies koreana Silberlocke

Silver Korean Fir

This showy garden accent is a small evergreen with amazing year-long colour. New foliage emerges shiny-silver in the spring then fading to sea-green with a prominent silver band. Needles are held in whorls which display the colours prominently.

  • »  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

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$615.00
  • Category:Evergreens
  • Hardiness Zone:4
  • Height:3-4 m
  • Spread:2-3 m
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Growth Rate
Slow
Attributes
Evergreen
Low Maintenance
Habit
Conical
Pyramidal
Upright
Foliage Color
Blue
Green
Silver
Landscape uses
Specimen
Planting instructions
Container Plants
Additional Information about Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'

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

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'

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.