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botanical name:
Abies koreana 'Piccolo'
Abies koreana 'Piccolo' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Korean Fir
synonyms:  Abies balsamea 'Piccolo'
family:  Pinaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour:
fruit colour: blue
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -28°C
USDA zone: 5 to 8
description:
Small, slow growing form that does usually form a distinct leader and makes a flattish, rounded shape with slightly drooping branches. Short, stiff deep green leaves, silvery underneath. Deep blue, almost purple cones are produced from an early age.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, preferably neutral to slightly acid soil in full sun.

propagation:
By grafting.

other notes:
Introduced by Lien Konijn of the Konijn Nursery, Holland.

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