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HEIGHT:1 - 4 feet
SPREAD:1 - 3 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Bottlebrush appearance; good in dry rocky soils; tolerates full wind with little winter burn; longest lived tree species; needles in clusters of 5; .75."-1.5" long, with white resin dots. See entry under Evergreen Trees.
LIMITATIONS:Slow growing; needs well-drained soil and more testing in southeast Alaska.
HARDINESS: SC, SE (Zone 3)
ORIGIN: Southwest United States
CULTIVARS:‘Silver Bun' Very small shrub with large resin dots on needles.; ‘Sherwood Compact’ Dwarf conical form; very dense foliage; extremely slow growing; 4' after many years; needles have no resin dots.
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The information for this Evergreen Shrub (362) was last updated on: 2011-01-19 19:41:11
   
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