Abies koreana at Parc Cefn Onn

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Abies koreana
late June 2015

Grid reference ST 17849 83920
Common name Korean fir
Origin South Korea
Deciduous No
Status Wales Champion 2015
Height 9M June 2015
Girth 93cm June 2015
Reference 031

This tree is in the lower park, east of the main path.

Abies koreana bark

Abies koreana bark
June 2015

Abies koreana foliage

Abies koreana foliage
early June 2015

Abies koreana cone

Abies koreana cones
mid May 2016

General tree description

Abies koreana is a small to medium-sized tree growing slowly to 10 to 18 metres tall. It is a compact tree of conical outline, and has smooth grey-brown bark with conspicuous lenticels (raised pores). Its leaves are needle-like, flattened, 1 to 2cm long, glossy dark green above and bright white below. The cones are cylindrical, 4 to 7cm long and dark purple-blue before maturity.