Abies koreana Silberkugel

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Abies koreana 'Silberkugel' Photo Suzanne Patry at Iseli Nursery

Korean Fir

Tiny, dark green needles on short branches form a flattened, compact globe that is adorned with resin-coated, cinnamon-coloured mini-buds. 'Silberkugel' is ideal for rock gardens and a must for collectors. It is extremely slow growing, about 2 cms per year.

  • Height: 15-30 cm (6-12 in)
  • Spread: 30-41cm (12-16 in)
  • Cold Hardiness: Zone 4
  • Sun or Shade: sun
  • Foliage Colour: dark green
  • Shape: globe

Growing and Maintenance Tips

Abies koreana 'Silberkugel' is a very slow growing conifer that needs well drained soil in full sun to part sun. It is ideal for a sheltered rock garden.