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Korean Fir

Botanical Name
Abies koreana
Min Zone
5
Max Zone
6
Height
15 to 30 feet
Flowers
Monoecious
Fruit
Cone: pink in spring changing to deep purple before maturing to tan, 2 to 3 inches long and half as wide, very ornamental
Light
Full sun to part shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Prefers colder climates and moist soils
  • Dislikes high soil pH
  • Often damaged by deer
Problems
Can be hard to find
Varieties
  • Aurea - slow growing variety with gold needles; irregular habit and may not always have a central leader, thus plants can either form a small tree or a medium sized shrub
  • Horstmann's Silberlocke - unusual cultivar with irregular form and striking reflexed needles that expose the silver lower surface
  • Compact Dwarf - horizontal spreading dwarf cultivar, deep green needles
  • Prostrate Beauty or Prostrata - horizontal spreading dwarf cultivar, deep green needles

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July 13
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

July 14
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI

July 20
Ebert's Greenhouse Village
Ixonia, WI

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