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Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'

More About Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'

  • Upright broadly pyramidal conifer
  • New foliage emerges shiny-silver held in whorls
  • Needles will fade to sea-green with a prominent silver band
  • Purple cones grow upright and disintegrate while still on the plant

Interesting Notes:

Synonym and former name: Abies koreana 'Horstmann's Silberlocke'. This cultivar was introduced in 1986 by Gunter Horstmann. 

Zone:

4

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

2-3 m
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Silver Korean Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

The contrast between the striking silver stripe and the dark green needles gives this cultivar a unique effect. Plant as a specimen or in a location that requires a lower mature height.


Abies koreana 'Silberlocke' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Conical
Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Silver
Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies koreana 'Silberlocke'

Abies koreana 'Starker's Dwarf'

Abies koreana 'Starker's Dwarf'

Starker's Dwarf Korean Fir