|Outstanding, evergreen shrub with dense, upright branches clothed in sharply pointed, bright green needles. Depending on variety, works well as a ground cover, hedge, screen or windbreak. Requires little maintenance. Very tough plant. 'Kaizuka' can be grown as a shrub or a tree, between 20 and 30 feet high. Excellent heat and salt tolerance. Blue-green foliage and variegated form. Branches on the female are slightly twisted.