Iconic western conifer with broad trunk base, reddish bark, and conical crown.
Best in full sun with decent drainage; tolerates droughty conditions once established.
Large, specimen tree in urban areas; good for wildlife.
75' at maturity
30' at maturity
Awl-like, evergreen leaves; pointed and triangular in cross-section.
Thick, durable bark, reddish-brown and furrowed with age; fire resistant.
Native to Sierra Mountains of California and in small patches throughout northern California and southern Oregon.