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Abies koreana

Common Name(s):
Korean fir
Cultivar(s):
Silver Locke
Category:
Trees
Comment:

More heat tolerant than most firs; casts dense shade; not tolerant of compacted soil, air pollution; easy to trasnplant; shallow root system; grows more slowly than other firs

Height:
15-30 ft.
Flower:
Pink, green or crimson flowers in spring; 1 in. cone; blue to violet-purple
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun; moist, well drained soil; dislikes wet feet; wind tolerant
Texture:
Fine to medium
Form:
Pyramidal; horizontal branches
Width:
6-12 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
.5 to .75 in. gray green needles; 2 white bands on the underside

NCCES plant id: 1866

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