Abies koreana 'Horstmann's Silberlocke'
Common name: 
Horstmann's Silberlocke 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, to about 20 ft.  Leaves (needles) curved upward and back showing their silver undersides.     Similar to A. koreana ‘Silver Show’.
  • Sun.  
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5       Originated in Germany in about 1983; named and introduced in 1986-87 by nurseryman Gunter Horstmann (Jacobson, 1996).  Seed from this cultivar is reportedly true to type.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden


 

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  • plant habit

    plant habit

  • branchlets, needles

    branchlets, needles

  • developing male and female cones

    developing male and female cones

  • maturing cones

    maturing cones

  • mature, disintegrating cones

    mature, disintegrating cones