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       Evergreen Shrub
HEIGHT:1 - 5 feet
SPREAD:1 - 5 feet
DISTINCTIONS:Dark green needles with two white bands below; prefers moist, well-drained, acid soils and shade. See entry under Evergreen Trees.
LIMITATIONS:Does not tolerate wind or drought; plant in sheltered location.
HARDINESS: SC, SE (Zone 4)
ORIGIN:Nova Scotia to Minnesota, along the Appalachian Mountains to Georgia and Alabama.
CULTIVARS:Many similar compact cultivars 3'-5' high; ‘Minuta’ A small round ball; 2' by 2', grows 1/4" per year; good for troughs; found in Vermont in 1935..
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The information for this Evergreen Shrub (371) was last updated on: 2011-01-20 19:32:37
       
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