|The cultivar, 'Andelyensis' grows to 3 feet tall in 10 years, eventually to 10 feet. Has a spread of 1 foot in 10 years, eventually to 3 feet. Is a dense cone with gray green foliage. Used as a miniature columnar evergreen in bonsai or rock gardens.
C. thyoides is a large evergreen, under cultivation it usually grows to 90 feet tall and between 20-25 feet wide. Is a narrow, tall, cone shaped tree, producing light green to gray green foliage, turning bronzy in winter. Needs soil moisture, winter chill for good growth.