|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. 'Hetzii Columnaris' is bright green, upright, and pyramidal in shape. Grows 10 to 15 feet high, heavy cone production in the female. This cultivar does especially well in the Southeastern U.S.