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Tempelhof Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tempelhof'

SKU
02391
Lush evergreen foliage in broad overlapping whorls covers this carefree dwarf conifer. New foliage emerges yellow-green, matures to deep green, then takes on a bronze coloration in the winter. Excellent for use as a low informal hedge and requires little to no pruning.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris ob-tu-SA
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 8 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasA beautiful small shrub perfect for foundation planting cover up of footings, crawl spaces and utilities. Makes a beautiful bed filler with good form and soft texture. Well suited to the Asian inspired garden. Excellent background for perennials or to fill in behind water gardens and waterfalls.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsJapanese Maple (Acer palmatum); Azalea (Azalea); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Camellia (Camellia); Pine (Pinus); Hosta (Hosta)

Provide enriched, well-drained soil; avoid poorly drained sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to develop an extensive root system. Once established, prefers evenly moist soil, but tolerates brief dry spells. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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