Also known as Silberzwerg, or Silberperle. This slow growing miniature has short twisted green needles which show silver-white under sides. During late fall and winter watch the tiny resinous buds swell into ‘pearls'. Also at a young age Silver Pearl forms showy violet purple cones. Easy care: Average soil,moist well drained, full sun in all but the hottest summer settings where partial shade is recommended. Little or no fertilizer and deer resistant. .What’s not to love? Let grow naturally to form one of the smallest conifer globes or trim as a mini tree. Perfect for troughs, fairy gardens, garden railroads and all small scale scenes or as a rare collector’s item in the landscape. Zones 4-8. Shipping size: 6-8 inches. Miniature.