|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. 'Pfitzeriana Compacta' is bushy and compact. Grows 18 to 30 inches high and up to 6 feet across. Overall gray-green cast to the plant.