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Chamaecyparis lawsoniana


Order: Pinales
   Family: Cupressaceae
            Genus: Chamaecyparis
                        Specie: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Bright green to blue-green leaves; red male flowers; gray cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to western North America, this species grows up to 200 ft (60 m) in the wild, but only to half that height in cultivation. The foliage is bright green to blue-green; some cultivars have yellow foliage. It bears red male flowers in early spring. The

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Many cultivars in various sizes and foliage colors available

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