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Korean Fir

The purple cones were what drew our attention to this marvelous tree.  Native of Korea, it grows well  at high altitudes,with abundant rain and snowfall and humid summers.  The foliage is pretty too. 

Picture taken at Benmore Gardens, Scotland.  You can see a lovely picture here at Aberdeen Gardening.

The cones are purple at maturity. They then disintegrate and winged seeds are released.

Botanical name – Abies Koreana

2 responses »

  1. The Abies Koreana is indeed a beautiful conifer, and thank you for linking to my site. I have had a look at your lovely site but not sure where in the world you are situated, I will study it later.


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