Korean fir 'Horstmans Silberlocke'
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- Country of manufactureCzech Republic
This slow-growing evergreen tree up to 12 m high, with shirokokonusovidny krone. Reaching 3-4 m of height at the age of 30 flyings. The annual gain in climatic conditions of Ukraine makes 10-30 cm a year.
Crown of tree: conic. Kidneys are roundish: the needles are gustosidyashchy, soft, length the 8-20th with wrapped up edges, from above needles of bright green color, glossy, from below - with two longitudinal silvery strips.
Distinctive feature of grade - availability of cones which are located vertically, near the ends of escapes of last year. Very decorative cones appear already on young trees 1 - 1,3 m high. In anatomic the wood texture the most characteristic sign is lack of normal resin ducts which can arise only at wounds.
Requirements: it is exacting to soil fertility, and also to humidity. Chustvitelna to air pollution. Suffers from spring burns seldom, does not love drafts and hot dry winds.
Use: Especially Korean fir is suitable for small private plots. In the nature grows in the southern part of the Korean peninsula. Very decorative tree, is applied in parkostroyeniya and when gardening. The Korean fir can be also used as New Year's (rozhdestvennosky) tree.
Cones: young people violet, later dark-brown, 4,5 — 5,5 cm long and about 2 cm thick. Cones are directed always up, ripen in the first year. Covering scales filmy, seed scales densely lean at each other, all cone is impregnated with pitch. Cones ripen in the first year, late fall or break up in the winter, releasing quite large seeds supplied with wing. Plentiful emergence of cones on Korean firs begins early with 7-8 summer age.