Abies koreana 'Aurea'
Common name: 
Golden Korean Fir
Pronunciation: 
A-bez kor-e-A-na
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, small, slow growing, 6 ft (1.8 m) in 10 years, upright habit.  Leaves (needles) golden yellow on the top and greener beneath.
  • Sun.  Best in partial shade.  May start out as prostrate and only gain a central leader with age (Jacobson, 1996).
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5       Originated in 1956 in a batch of seedlings at the Lohbrunner Nurseries in Victoria, B.C.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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