A coniferous evergreen small shrub, it is low and compact with a dense bushy habit, although it can have many variable forms.
Branches are covered in with 4-5cm needles in pairs, the leaves are stiff and bristly dark green.
Candle shaped young shoots are light green and glabrous.
Ht: 90x 90 cm
Ideal for rockeries and borders, on a slight bank so the whole form of the plant can be seen.
Palmers Manual of Trees, Shrubs and Climbers by Stanley J Palmer