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A picture of a Korean Fir

Korean Fir

Abies koreana

Also known as

Corean Fir

Abies koreana (poprawione) by pl:user:Lcamtuf (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

3m

2m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Abies koreana young cones
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Korean Fir Overview

Abies koreana is a medium-sized, conical, evergreen conifer tree from the Pinaceae family. Commonly known by the name Korean Fir, this references the origin of this plant in South Korea. It produces needle-like, dark green leaves with white undersides. This plant has a neat habit, producing pretty, upright cones, particularly on younger trees. The cones are showy, coloured blue-purple and measure between 5-7cm in length. Abies koreana is a hardy tree species that grows best in full sun and well-draining soil on the natural to acid side of the pH scale. This plant has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

Common problems with Korean Fir

How to propagate Korean Fir

Grafting

Seed

Cuttings

Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.

Special features of Korean Fir

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Korean Fir

Ornamental, specimen, producing ornamental fruits. Year-round interest.