Slow growing dense conifer with dark bluish green needles in fives. Becomes broad and flat topped with age. Prefers moist well drained soil but is adaptable to drier, rockier soils. Tolerates full sun to partial shade and is very cold hardy. Native to Western US. 30-50’ x 15-25’.
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Herman, D.E. et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Admin., Bismarck, ND.