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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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 Habit5
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Rock Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDwarf Plant, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fruit Poisonous, Tolerates Poor Soils, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
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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