|The cultivar, 'Snow' grows to 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide in 10 years. Produces gray green foliage, sparys tipped white. Striking color, good form. Needs protection against sun and strong wind.
C. pisifera is a medium evergreen, under cultivation it usually does not exceed 20-30 feet tall, but with age will grow higher. Has a spread of 20 feet. Produces spine-tipped, scalelike dark green leaves, lighter beneath. Has rather loose, open growth. Good in large Oriental gardens. Prune heavily to force new growth