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Chamaecyparis nootkatensis


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 100 ft (30 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Dark green leaves on hanging branchlets; round brown cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to western North America, all the way to Alaska, this evergreen species, with brown or gray bark, grows up to 100 ft (30 m) high. Its sharply pointed dark green leaves are arranged in hanging branchlets. It produces yellow male flowers; the cones a

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Many cultivars in various sizes and foliage colors available

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