• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Fast growing; reaches 60 to 80 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Exceptional Foliage Color
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ku-PRES-us sem-per-VI-renz GLA-ka
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 24
    Growth habit:Columnar, Narrow
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Fast growing; reaches 60 to 80 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Blue-green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Design IdeasProvide an exclamation point in the garden with this strikingly tall and narrow conifer. Plant in a row as a divider. Make sure there is room overhead as it looks best left to its form. Brings the classic look of the Mediterranean to any garden.
    Companion PlantsRosemary (Rosmarinus); Lavender (Lavandula); Bluebeard (Caryopteris); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Hydrangea (Hydrangea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Grows easily in a wide range of soil types, provided good drainage. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.Pruning time: winter.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Low
    Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.