• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Slowly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 7 to 8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Compact Evergreen Shrub
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:kam-e-SIP-a-ris pi-SIF-er-a
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:2 - 6, 15 - 17
    Growth habit:Compact, Pyramidal
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slowly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 7 to 8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
    Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Best in well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic soils. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Apply fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned annually to shape; remove no more than the current season's growth.Pruning time: fall.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.