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Soft Serve® False Cypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Dow Whiting' PP #20,883

SKU
07478
This compact, conical False Cypress has graceful, soft fern-like branches. The leaves are bright green on top and flecked with silver-blue on the underside. A great alternative for Dwarf Alberta Spruce and pyramidal yews. Deer resistant.
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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris pee-SEE-fer-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 5 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage
Growth HabitColumnar, Compact
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Specimen
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureYear-round Interest, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Extremely adaptable, but prefers moist, well-drained soils. Trim lightly in summer. Protect from winter sun and wind. Apply controlled release fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7

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