Leaves suffused golden yellow. Usually a medium-sized to large shrub or small tree of rather poor constitution.
Formal symmetrical to conical tree with lime-Sulphur green-gold needles and new growth rich Gold. Older foliage green to Silver-Blue which contrasts wonderfully with the overlay of gilt-gold.
Firs with some exceptions, prefer non-arid rainfall areas with some cool in winter (can handle frost), but they don't have to have it.