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Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader'

Also called Golden Spreading Nordman Fir


More About Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader'

  • A slow mounding dwarf spreader that becomes more upright as it matures
  • Needles are yellow in the winter and greener during the growing season
  • Gives visual appeal in the summer and winter, especially in partially shaded areas

Zone:

4

Height:

90-120 cm

Spread:

60-90 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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Nordman's Golden Spreader Fir Growing and Maintenance Tips

This cultivar may send up a central leader, giving it a more upright form and can be pruned to maintain its spreading habit. Protect against intense sun exposure, as the needles can sunburn.


Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Mounding
Spreading
Upright

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Abies nordmanniana 'Golden Spreader'

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mops'

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mops'

Golden Mop Threadleaf Falsecypress

Taxus cuspidata 'Nana Aurescens'

Taxus cuspidata 'Nana Aurescens'

Dwarf Golden Japanese Yew

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea Nana'

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea Nana'

Dwarf Golden Threadleaf Falsecypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Nana Lutea'

Golden Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress