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Yvonne Port Orford Cedar - The Guardian® Series

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Yvonne'

SKU
03380
Flattened sprays of golden-yellow tipped green foliage in fall and winter add bright contrast to the landscape. This outstanding selection is grown on Guardian® root stock, an exceptional under-stock developed by Oregon State University, which is resistant to Phytophthora lateralis, a disease that has caused the demise of many Chamaecyparis lawsonianas over the last two decades. Makes an excellent informal hedge or accent plant in a shrub border. Evergreen.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris la-so-ni-A-na
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing 10 to 20 ft. tall, 6 to 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Growth RateModerate
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureFall Color, Improved Disease Resistance, Improved Pest and Disease Resistance
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Juniper (Juniperus); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)

Foliage color is best in full sun. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Can be sheared to shape in late winter if desired.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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