Abies koreana 'Green Carpet’
Abies are evergreen conifers, widespread in Asia, Central America, Europe, North America and North Africa. Often very tall, with spiralled branches bearing flattened, linear leaves. The seed-cones stand upright on the branches unlike Spruces which have pendulous cones. Young cones are very eye-catching, ranging in colours from white, green, blueish violet and a purple red.
Abies koreana 'Green Carpet’ is a low spreading cultivar forming a dwarf cushion shape. Short and stubby branches are adorned with bright green needles in the Spring which turn a darker shade of green in the Summer. Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery.
Soil Type: Acid, alkaline, heavy clay, light sandy, normal.
Aspect: Full sun.
Foliage Type: Evergreen.
Foliage Colour: Green needles.
Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 litre.
Ultimate Height: 30 - 60cm.
Ultimate Spread: 25 - 30cm.
Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years.
Special Attributes: Perfect for rock gardens.