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Abies koreana

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
AY-bees kor-ee-AH-nah
Description

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

Site: Sun; moist, well drained soil; dislikes wet feet

Texture: fine to medium

Cultivars:
  • Silver Locke
Tags:
#purple#evergreen#pink#full sun#heat tolerant#green#gray leaves#purple flowers#pink flowers#cones#pyramidal#purple cones#slow growth#conifer#tree#gray-green#transplant
Cultivars:
  • Silver Locke
Tags:
#purple#evergreen#pink#full sun#heat tolerant#green#gray leaves#purple flowers#pink flowers#cones#pyramidal#purple cones#slow growth#conifer#tree#gray-green#transplant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Abies
    Species:
    koreana
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    More heat tolerant than most firs; easy to transplant
    Dimensions:
    Height: 15 ft. 0 in. - 30 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 12 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Habit/Form:
    Horizontal
    Pyramidal
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Brown/Copper
    Cream/Tan
    Green
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Fruit Description:
    This plant has cones. The cones can be light pink to pale, pale green, to dark brown/dark purple (nearly blackened look) with little green parts.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    Green
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Size:
    < 1 inch
    Flower Description:
    Pink, green or crimson flowers in spring; 1 in. cone; blue to violet-purple
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Needled Evergreen
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    White
    Leaf Type:
    Needles
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    < 1 inch
    Leaf Description:
    This plant has .5 to .75 in. gray green needles with 2 white bands on the underside. The needles can even be bright green.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    horizontal branches
  • Landscape:
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Heat
    Wind