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Abies koreana 'Horstmann Silberlocke'

Posted by yroux 4B (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 27, 14 at 21:27

I bought Abies koreana 'Horstmann Silberlocke' last month and I live in zone 4b, I am anxious for hardiness of this conifer for next winter. Anyone has this kind of conifer in the same zone or close to 4b, I would like to hear about your winter experience with this conifer?

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RE: Abies koreana 'Horstmann Silberlocke'

Last winter was brutal here with NOAA temps stating -18 twice. My established 2.5' Horstmann's Silberlocke has none damage.


RE: Abies koreana 'Horstmann Silberlocke'

The ones I've seen up here around Mpls/St. Paul have some that will probably take another year or two to cover up. These were all in wind/sun exposed locations if that was the culprit.

RE: Abies koreana 'Horstmann Silberlocke'

  • Posted by whaas 5a SE WI (My Page) on
    Mon, Jul 28, 14 at 17:22

I have a 2' specimen in the ground 2 years with no damage and a 5' in the ground for 4 years no damage.

They where very late to bud out though, more so than talking budding out with the pines.

I had more damage from the 2012 heat and least on the one.

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