The crown is broadly conic, while the brownish bark is scaly and deeply fissured, especially with age. Leaves are evergreen needles, arranged in two rows, with an extra row of flattened needles on the top of stems. Needles are 1/2″ long and flattened, medium green color.
|Habitat||Grows well in shade, does not tolerate nutrient-poor soils, wet soils or poorly drained sites. This tree does not tolerate heat, drought, or urban conditions. Shelter from strong winter winds to avoid winter burn. Attracts birds, browsers, mammals.|
|Leaf Description||Male and female flowers on the same tree, but in different structures (monoecious). Not ornamentally important.|
|Light Source||Shade, Sun, Partial Sun|