Baby Blue Sawara Cypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Baby Blue'

SKU
8240
Soft, bright silvery foliage twists around the branchlets and forms a dense shrub. Leaves lend an overall fluffy look to this conical evergreen. Blue foliage and fine texture serve to add interest and contrast for year around color. Stature is versatile for smaller residential applications. Produces an ideal low hedge. Add to foundations against contrasting background. Makes an attractive low maintenance container subject. Evergreen shrub. Full to partial sun. Slow growing 5-6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
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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.
Key FeatureDramatic Foliage Color

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.

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