PlantsChamaecyparis→Lawson False Cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Barry's Silver')

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Also sold as:
White Ice

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: About 6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Will sunburn in full sun, does best with some shade.
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Posted by valleylynn (Oregon City, OR - Zone 8b) on Feb 4, 2012 11:08 PM

Dwarf false cypress with new growth having a very silver color.
Protect it from after noon sun in hot climates.
This Chamaecyparis handles pruning well to keep it to the size you want it.

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