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HEIGHT:15 - 30 feet
SPREAD:6 - 12 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Smaller tree with dark green upper needles, silvery beneath; distinctive brightly colored blue to violet cones; produces dense shade.
LIMITATIONS:Slow growing; more heat tolerant than most true firs; full sun; pH 6.1-7.5; shallow root system; does not do well on compacted soils; does not like excessively moist soils; handling may cause skin irritation.
HARDINESS:SC, SE (Zone 4-5)
ORIGIN:Mountains in South Korea.
CULTIVARS:‘Horstmann’s Silberlocke’ Slow-growing, upright form to 20’ high by 6’ in many years; needles curve up to show silver undersides. See entry under Evergreen Shrubs also.
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