Falsecypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Falsecypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
Mature Spread Mature Spread
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun or Partial Shade
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
None
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
Yes
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
usually a large, evergreen tree, but these cultivars are smaller; soft foliage; full sun; prefers a rich, loamy soil high in organic matter; slightly acid soil; prefers a moist, well-drained soil; sensitive to drought and road salt; subject to winterburn so plant in protected location; many shrub forms are available; native to Japan; hardy to zone 4b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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