PlantsAbies→Korean Fir (Abies koreana 'Horstmann's Silberlocke')

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Horstmann Silberlocke

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Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Plant Height: 14-15 feet
Plant Spread: 6-7 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Spring foliage emerges silver then fades to green with a silver band
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Containers: Not suitable for containers

Massive cone on small branch.   Note two fir tree characteristics

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Posted by mcash70 (Near Kamloops, BC, Canada - Zone 3a) on Jan 5, 2012 1:17 PM

Horstmann's Silberlocke is a slow growing cultivar with a handsome pyramidal habit. Introduced in Germany in 1979. It makes a good year round accent plant, and in addition is well suited to the smaller gardens; RHS AGM, 1993

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