Snow Queen Port Orford Cedar-The Guardian® Series
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Snow Queen'
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Botanical Pronunciation||kam-e-SIP-a-ris la-so-ni-A-na|
|Lore||This 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 Maturity||Slow growing, to 5 ft. tall in 10 years.|
|Bloom Time||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Special Feature||Improved Disease Resistance|
|Watering Needs||Once 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