Large, evergreen conifer tree, densely branched, gracefully pyramidal in youth. Sempervirens refers to the evergreen characteristic.
Prefers sun or partial shade and moist, acidic, deep, well-drained soils.
Great iconic yard tree.
75' at maturity
30' at maturity
Needles are dark green, single, flat, stiff and sharp pointed.
Reddish-brown, strappy bark in youth becoming thick and somewhat spongy with age.