Easily grown in average, medium moisture,
well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Tolerates
shade and is considered to be an excellent
evergreen for shady conditions. Prefers moist,
sandy loams, but plants have no tolerance for wet
conditions which must be avoided. Good soil
drainage is essential. Tolerates urban conditions.
Best sited in locations protected from cold winter
winds. Accepts pruning and shearing well. Pruning is
best done in early spring before new growth
appears.