Baby Blue Sawara Cypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Baby Blue'

SKU
08240
Soft, bright, silvery blue foliage twists around the branchlets and forms a dense, upright shrub. The fine texture and dense blue foliage add interest and contrast to the landscape. Its natural conical shape works well for a low hedge, foundation plant or container specimen. Evergreen.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris pee-SEE-fer-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide, in natural form.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitCompact
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsSpirea (Spiraea); Potentilla (Potentilla); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Weigela (Weigela); Boxwood (Buxus); Coneflower (Echinacea)

Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil; avoid prolonged drought. Shelter from drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. Prune as needed to maintain shape; remove no more than current season's growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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