• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 20 to 30 ft. in 10 years; 50 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide eventually.
    Key Feature:
    Large Specimen Tree
    Blooms:
    Conifer; prized for foliage.
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ku-pres-o-SI-pa-ris la-LAN-de-i
    Plant type:Conifer
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Columnar
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 20 to 30 ft. in 10 years; 50 ft. tall, 20 ft. wide eventually.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Conifer; prized for foliage.
    Garden styleMediterranean
    Companion PlantsMagnolia (Magnolia); Rose (Rosa); Potentilla (Potentilla); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Spirea (Spiraea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly adaptable, best in well-drained, average to enriched soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought in coastal and cool summer areas. Fertilize before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned periodically to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.