SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: UBC Botanical Garden - Vancouver, B.C., Vandusen Botanical Garden - Vancouver, B.C., Arnold Arboretum - Boston, MA and UC Berkeley Botanic Garden - Berkeley, CA
'Aurea' has gold and green foliage.
Has fragrant Bark and Leaf.
Native to Korea.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 15 - 35 feet.
Width: 8 - 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 12 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Needle, Medium Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. Flowers in Spring. Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown or Purple Cone, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Winter.
Bark Cream, Dark Brown or Purple, Fissured.
Shading Capacity Rated as Very Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 3 - 9 and 14 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 5 - 6.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Highly Acidic to Neutral Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Aphids.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Branch Strength Rated as Medium.
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
Allergy Health Hazard.
Fire Resistance is Unfavorable.
Desirable Wildlife Plant.
Attracts Birds and Squirrels.
Not Deer Palatable.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Abies koreana Tree Record." 1995-2017. Dec 11, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/abies-koreana >