- Needled evergreen
- USDA hardiness zones:
- Full sun to part shade
Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils of near neutral pH in full sun to part shade. Tolerates a wide range of soils as long as drainage is good. Also tolerant of full shade and considerable pruning. Intolerant of temperature extremes. Prune or shear as desired in early spring before new growth appears.
Size and growth:
- 12.0 to 20.0 feet
- 8.0 to 12.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
Hedge, Showy bark, Showy fruit, and Evergreen
Specimen, screen, hedge or foundation plant.
Long-lived and generally considered a low-maintenance shrub with no serious insect or disease problems. Plants may wilt and die if grown in heavy, poorly drained soils. Foliage may brown in winter (winter burn) from exposure to dry winter winds. Twig dieback may occur in winter or at other times in the year as a result of damage caused by sudden and extreme winter temperature changes.