Genus 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.
Details Abies koreana 'Oberon' is a very slow growing, wide pyramid shaped conifer with short, dark green foliage and attractive, white buds in winter. Any well drained site.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam.
Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Evergreen. Foliage Colour: Green - blue/silver needles. Pot Size: 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 1.5 - 2m. Ultimate Spread: 1.5 - 2m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Perfect for rock gardens.