Growth Habit: miniature bun
USDA Zone: 5-8
Exposure: full sun
Growing Conditions: well drained soils
Comments: Narrowly spaced strongly-curled, gray-green needles showing silvery undersides. Growing at a rate of 1-3 inches a year will be about 2 x 2 feet in 10 years. May develop a leader as it ages which can be removed to retain its globose shape. This sport was found by Jorg Kohout of Elstra, Germany on a 'Horstmann's Silberlocke'. Selected by the ACS Collectors Conifer of the Year Program in 2014. Our larger plants are 12-36 inch standards. Make note as to which standard size you prefer.
Plant Size: see below