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Abies koreana

Korean Fir

Pronunciation
a-BEEZ core-e-A-na
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Genus
Nativity

Mountains of Korea

Growth Habit

Conical tree.

Hardiness
6
Culture

Full sun, cool, moist soils. Is at least as tolerant, if not more so, than most firs grown in the Delaware Valley.

Landscape Use

Good specimen tree where a formal but smaller specimen is needed.

Foliage

Alternate, 1/2 - 3/4" long. Apex of needle rounded or notched, 2 distinct white bands on the underside of each leaf.

Buds

Buds are globose, red-brown in color and slightly resinous.

Bark

Young stems tan-brown to yellowish, sparsely pubescent.

Flower

Purple cones (to 3 inches long) are produced when the trees are young.

Fruit

Globose, red-brown in color and slightly resinous.

Propagation

Seed.

Pests
None serious.
Cultivars

'Prostrata' - low spreading plant.

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