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Abies koreana 'Aurea'

More About Abies koreana 'Aurea'

  • Upright and conical in shape
  • New growth is golden, fading to green throughout the season
  • In the spring, the upright purple cones highlight the new growth
  • The golden hue provides visual appeal

Zone:

4

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

2-3 m

Colour:

Gold
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Golden Korean Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

This large specimen makes a great focal point with its golden foliage retaining its colour better when planted in full sun. As with many conifers, this fir has a low tolerance for wet or poorly drained areas.


Abies koreana 'Aurea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Upright
Conical

Foliage Color

Golden
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies koreana 'Aurea'

Picea orientalis 'Aureospicata'

Picea orientalis 'Aureospicata'

Golden Oriental Spruce

Picea orientalis 'Early Gold'

Picea orientalis 'Early Gold'

Early Gold Oriental Spruce

Picea orientalis 'Skylands'

Picea orientalis 'Skylands'

Skylands Oriental Spruce