Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow growing to 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Rock Garden Plant
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Does not flower
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:a-bees bal-SAM-ee-a
Plant type:Conifer
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Slow growing to 2 feet tall and 3 feet wide.
Special features:Attracts Birds, Dwarf Plant
Foliage color:Dark Green
Blooms:Does not flower
Flower attributesFragrant
Design IdeasA perfect specimen for a rock garden or as a bonsai. Also pretty mixed with brighter, lower-growing groundcovers. Makes a dark, green cushion amid smaller flowering perennials.
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Sun
Full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.