Abies koreana 'Aurea'
Golden Korean Fir
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- 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