Snow Queen Port Orford Cedar-The Guardian® Series

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Snow Queen'

SKU
03383
A robust and rounded shrub with pendulous, flattened sprays of silver-blue tinged evergreen foliage. This selection is grafted onto a root stock developed by Oregon State University, and is resistant to Phytophthora lateralis - a disease that has caused the demise of many lawsonianas over the last two decades. Use as an attractive accent for low shrub borders or specimen in formal gardens. Makes a beautiful container specimen. Evergreen.
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6-9

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Full sun

Once established, needs only occasional watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris la-so-ni-A-na
LoreThis selection is grafted onto a root stock that is resistant to Phytophthora lateralis - a disease that has caused the demise of many lawsonianas over the last two decades. Developed by Oregon State University and marketed as The Guardian® Series, this rootstock is being used on several varieties: 'Blue Surprise', 'Golden King', 'Silberstar', 'Snow White', and 'Yvonne'.
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing, to 5 ft. tall in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureImproved Disease Resistance
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsOnce established, needs only occasional watering.

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

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 6

Good to grow!