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Silver Queen Port Orford Cedar - The Guardian® Series

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Silver Queen'

SKU
03382
White, lacy, slightly weeping new growth is especially showy when featured against backgrounds with deep green foliage. Soft needle-like leaves mature to light green with white speckling. This new variety is grown on a root stock that is resistant to Phytophthora lateralis - a disease that has caused the demise of many Chamaecyparis lawsonianas over the last two decades. The Guardian® Series rootstock was developed by Oregon State University. We are utilizing this new rootstock on several varieties: 'Blue Surprise', 'Golden King', 'Silberstar', and 'Yvonne'.
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Best with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris la-so-ni-A-na
Average Size at MaturitySlow grower to 8 to 10 ft. tall in 10 years, ultimately 20 to 30 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorLight Green
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseMass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance, Year-round Interest, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsBest with regular watering. Requires less frequent watering, once established.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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