Guardian® Indigo Cypress
Cupressus x 'RutCup1' Plant Patent Applied For
|Description||A magnificent conifer with an upright form, notable disease resistance, and attractive silvery blue-green foliage that works well as a single landscape specimen, or massed for an evergreen screen. The naturally pyramidal shape works well for formal shearing, creating a striking topiary form. A Monrovia exclusive.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Grows 16 to 18 ft. tall, 12 to 14 ft. wide in 10 years; 30 to 40 ft. tall, 22 to 30 ft. tall with maturity.|
|Care||Highly adaptable; best with average to lean, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Apply a slow-release fertilizer when new growth begins in spring. In natural form, prune only to remove damaged or dead branches. Prune topiaries as needed to maintain form.|
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