Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star'
Also called Spreading Star Pacific Silver Fir
Suitable Substitutions for Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star'
More About Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star'
- AKA Abies amabilis 'Procumbens'
- Dwarf, prostrate habit
- Very lush with blue-green needles
- Makes an ideal specimen for rock gardens
This cultivar is a ground cover type of Korean fir originating in Holland before 1960, possibly grafted from a side branch.
Spreading Star Silver Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips
Typically a low-maintenance plant, its prostrate form can be maintained with light pruning. This cultivar does best in full sun in cooler climates and partial shade in warm areas. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.
Abies amabilis 'Spreading Star' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils