Abies koreana 'Silberzwerg'
Common name: 
Silberzwerg Korean Fir
Pronunciation: 
A-bez kor-e-A-na
Family: 
Pinaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Abies koreana ‘Slberperle’
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, miniature shrub, very slow growing, just about an inch (2.5 cm) per year; ball shaped becoming ovoid, to about 12 inches (30 cm) high in 10 years.  Needles blue-green, stubby, cupped, with silver undersides.     
  • Sun or light shade, average well-drained soil. Reportedly a good container plant.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4       
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden – Conifer Garden
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