Chamaecyparis Soft Serve® - false cypress Description
- Also known as false cypress
- Handsome pyramidal habit adds structure to the landscape
- A refreshing change from Alberta spruce
- Fern-like evergreen foliage is soft to the touch
- Deer resistant
Special features: Deer Resistant, Evergreen, Space saving, Fragrant
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- Botanical name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Dow Whiting'
- Common name:
- Sun exposure:
Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs sun/day)
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- Soil type:
Not fussy about soil, but grows best in moist, well-drained spots.
- Soil moisture:
- Height x width:
6-10' tall x 6-10' wide
- Flower color:
Evergreen, does not flower
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- Season of interest:
Specimen, Hedge, Perennial gardens, Landscaping.
- Patent: USPP 20883
- Cannot ship to:
AK, CAN, HI, PR
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Soil: Grow in any moist but well-drained soil. Avoid very wet sites; tolerates some dryness once established.
Light: Full sun (6+ hrs/day) to part shade (4-6 hrs sun/day)
Space: 10' apart.
Fertilizing: Apply a granular rose or garden fertilizer in early spring if desired.
Winterizing: A good 2-3" layer of mulch is recommended; Avoid extreme dry soil in autumn, which can cause the evergreen foliage to dry out in winter.
Maintenance: No pruning is required
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