The foliage is a soft blue green color that grows in flat, feathery layers all the way to the ground. It can be sheared to any shape desired as well as a Hedge. It is one of the fastest growing of all evergreen hedges. It also makes an excellent ornamental tree to add charm and beauty to your landscape. Plant 2-3′ apart .This tree is Winter hardy in all parts of the U.S. and easily adapts to most soils.