• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slow growing to 3-4 ft. tall in 10 years; eventually 6-8 ft. tall, 5-6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dramatic Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:a- bees las-ee-oh-KAR-puh
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 3-4 ft. tall in 10 years; eventually 6-8 ft. tall, 5-6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Blue-green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleRustic
    Companion PlantsPine (Pinus); Dogwood (Cornus); Viburnum (Viburnum); Ninebark (Physocarpus); Smoke Tree (Cotinus)
  • Care
    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.