FOLIAGE: Spirally arranged but spreading in a horizontal plane. Needle-like leaves 3/4 - 1" long and sharply pointed at the apex. Foliage dark green with two stomatal bands beneath. Crushed needles are quite aromatic.
BUDS: Ovate with keeled scales.
BARK: Two-year-old stems are reddish brown.
FRUIT: Ellipsoidal, fleshy cone, about 1 - 1 1/4" long.
PROPAGATION: Seed, cuttings.
PESTS: None serious.
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