Abies koreana 'Horstmann's Silberlocke'
Horstmann's Silberlocke Korean Fir
- Slow grower, only 3-6" per year.
- Densely branched.
- Semi-rare evergreen.
- Avoid urban or streetside plantings.
- Cones are steel blue/purple.
Height: 12-15 ft
Spread: 6-10 ft
Hardiness Zone: 5
- Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Moist, Well-Drained
Showy curved needles have a brilliant silvery-white underside. Cones are abundant and head upright in a prominent display. Excellent as a specimen, borders, or in a conifer collection. Plant in groups of 3 or more.
Growing and Maintenance Tips:
Prefers well drained soil.
Morning sun, afternoon shade preferable location for warmer climates.
Close up look at needle color.
Sarah with a #10 pot Silberlocke at OPN.
Silberlocke in the field.