Silberlocke Korean fir (Abies koreana 'Silberlocke')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Silberlocke Korean fir
Silberlocke Korean fir Silberlocke Korean fir
Silberlocke Korean fir (Abies koreana 'Silberlocke')
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 5a
Mature Height Mature Height
4 to 8 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
4 to 5 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Slower
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
dwarf, compact, conical form; 4-8’ tall; 4-5’ wide; slow grower; soft, thick, dark green needles that curl upward revealing the silvery white undersides; smooth, gray bark; full sun to partial shade; prefers a cool, sandy-loam soil; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted, heavy clay soil; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; native to Korea; hardy to zone 5a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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