Baby Blue Sawara Cypress
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Baby Blue'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||kam-e-SIP-a-ris pee-SEE-fer-uh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide, in natural form.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Topiary, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dense Habit, Dramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Dramatic 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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 8