Dark green needles with sharp tip; about 1/2 to 1 inch long.
Twig and Bud Identification
The twigs are orangish-brown with needles all over. The apical bud is also orangish-brown and conical, resembling a rose.
Reddish-brown to grayish-brown with scales.
Males cones are reddish-brown and small while females are large, brown, and cylindrical. At maturity, they are large, cylindrical, and chestnut brown.