• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial 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 to 3 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Year-round Interest
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Does not flower
    Landscape Uses:
    Landscape Uses
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:SOO-guh ka-na-DEN-sis
    Plant type:Conifer, Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Compact
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall and 3 to 4 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Does not flower
    Garden styleCottage, Rustic
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide slightly acidic, well-drained soil in a location protected from hot afternoon sun. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to partial sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
  • History & Lore
    History:
    Discovered at Jeddeloh Nursery in Oldenburg, Germany in 1950.