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Siberian Carpet Cypress

Microbiota decussata

Pronunciation: my-kro-by-OH-tuh de-KUSS-ah-tuh
SKU #06162
3-7

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OVERVIEW
Description A vigorous evergreen shrub with bright green, scale-like foliage that becomes coppery brown in winter. An adaptable conifer that provides excellent textural contrast to broad-leaved shrubs or perennials. Well-suited for use in rock gardens, as a specimen plant, or massed as an easy-care ground cover.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Conifer; prized for foliage.
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 2 ft. tall, eventually spreading to 8 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise
Growth Rate Slow
CARE
Care Prefers moist, well-drained soils in a partially shaded site, but adaptable to poor dry soils and harsh sun and wind exposures. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed before new growth begins in spring. May be pruned occasionally to maintain size and a tidy appearance.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.