Sawara False Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Cream Ball')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 1 to 2 feet
Plant Spread: 1 to 2 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Needled
Other: Grayish-green with distinctive creamy-white tips
Uses: Provides winter interest
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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