Soft Serve® False Cypress Chamaecyparis

$21.99

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Features

Characteristics

Plant Needs

This soft, graceful evergreen has lovely color, too.

A compact, conical falsecypress with graceful, soft fern-like branches. The leaves are bright green on top and flecked with silver-blue on the underside. This sport of 'Boulevard' is a great substitute for dwarf Alberta spruce.

  • Foliage Interest
  • Fall Interest
  • Winter Interest

Characteristics

Plant Type:

Shrub

Height Category:

Tall

Garden Height:

72 - 120 Inches

Spacing:

72 - 120 Inches

Spread:

60 - 72 Inches

Foliage Colors:

Blue Green

Foliage Shade:

Green flecked with Silver Blue

Habit:

Upright

Container Role:

Thriller

Tolerant to:

Salt

Plant Needs

Light Requirement:

Part Sun to Sun, Sun

Maintenance Category:

Moderate

Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones:

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a

Water Category:

Average

Uses:

Container, Landscape

Light Requirement:

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Uses Notes:

Shrub borders, hedges, specimen, perennial borders and containers.

Maintenance Notes:

Extremely adaptable, but prefers moist, loamy, well-drained, acidic or neutral soils. This compact selection does not require any pruning. To keep smaller, minimal pruning can be done in summer. Medium moisture. Evergreen - slow growing. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for evergreens. Follow the label for recommended rate of application. Protect from harsh winter sun and winds.

Soft Serve®Chamaecyparispisifera'Dow Whiting'USPP 20,883

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