|Dwarf, dense evergreen shrub which grows 4 feet high by 6 to 8 feet wide. Its branches are stout, spreading and irregular with short branchlets. The leaves are acicular, fine, pale green or slightly glaucous. Assumes a slight purplish color in winter. Excellent for use as screen, background or accent. Withstands a wide variety of soils and growing conditions. Very long lived.