These conifers have tiny scalelike leaves that are closely set on cord-like branches and bear interesting globular, golf ball–size cones made up of shield-shaped scales. They need little pruning.
Native to central Arizona, this 40-ft.-tall, 20-ft.-wide conifer is quite variable, with foliage running the range from green to blue gray or silvery. Bark is rough and furrowed.
C. a. glabra (often sold as C. glabra) is virtually identical to the species, but has smooth, cherry red bark.
Europe’s only native palm, this also grows on Mediterranean islands and in northwest Africa. Hav...
Fragrant, 1 1/2-in.-long flowers appear in late winter, early spring, with occasional sporadic bloom i...
Grows to 30–75 ft. high and 18–45 ft. wide. Silvery blue-green young foliage. Dark green, ...