Category: Tree - Evergreen
Zones: 7 to 8
Size: 40 to 70' tall and 30 to 40' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Pyramidal form with pendulous branches. Leaves to 2" long, sharply pointed, in whorls and blue-green. Cones to 4" long, bluish-green. Well-drained soil. Good specimen tree.
'Gold Cone' - to 30' tall and 10' wide, yellow-green foliage
'Bill's Blue' - 30' tall and 15' wide, pyramidal, blue-green foliage
Native to the Himalayas. Introduced in 1831.
Published in Hort. Brit. (Loudon) 1: 388 in 1830.
RHS Award of garden merit in 2002.