Attractively shaped evergreen conifer with dense foliage often used in home landscapes. Wood has pleasant odor. Branches are flattened vertically, appearing fan-like. Bark is reddish brown and broken into scales in young trees, turning into fibrous ridges. Small scale-like leaves are in whorls of four, aromatic when crushed.
- Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
More commonly found at higher elevations (2000-8000').
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- Shade Preference:
- Soil Tolerance:
- Moist, well-drained soils. Tolerating many different soil types
- Special Uses:
- Attracts birds; Provides wildlife forage, cover and food; deer resistant
- Arboretum Locations:
- Corvallis Waldorf School Native Arboretum
- Year(s) Planted: