|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. 'Mathot' grows densely with much juvenile foliage. Leaves in pairs about 1/3 inch long with bluish-green band above and green below. 2 to 3 feet high and 6 feet wide.