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Abies koreana (Korean fir)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
32ft 10in
Max height
19ft 8in
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Abies koreana

Other names

Korean fir

Genus

Abies Abies

Species

A. koreana - A. koreana is a small, slow growing, compact, evergreen conifer with a bushy habit. Its leaves are dark green and curled upwards to show the silvery white undersides, and it has violet-purple upright cylindrical cones.


Abies koreana is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Small

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Foliage

Dark-green, Silvery-grey in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids Adelgids , Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

No pruning is needed.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


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Where to grow

Abies koreana (Korean fir) will reach a height of 32ft 10in and a spread of 19ft 8in after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Abies koreana

Other names

Korean fir

Genus

Abies Abies

Species

A. koreana - A. koreana is a small, slow growing, compact, evergreen conifer with a bushy habit. Its leaves are dark green and curled upwards to show the silvery white undersides, and it has violet-purple upright cylindrical cones.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Small

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Foliage

Dark-green, Silvery-grey in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Adelgids , Aphids

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

No pruning is needed.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Abies koreana (Korean fir) will reach a height of 32ft 10in and a spread of 19ft 8in after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Plant in moist but well-drained slightly acidic soil.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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My Abies Koreana has what looks like sap oozing out of the acorns - is this the norm? tks a mill

My Abies Koreana has what looks like sap oozing out of the acorns - is this the norm? tks a mill read more

Abies Koreana Sick

Hi KathyMany thanks for your reply, well actually we are not sure when the tree was planted as we just moved to this address last January, but as the house was constructed 15 years ago it cannot be… read more

Abies Koreana suddenly looking sick?

Why is my Abies Koreana (12ft height) and previously looking very stunning, healthy with a good crop of cones and overall spring and summer growth, suddenly showing the inner (closest to the trunk)… read more

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