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Chamaecyparis pisifera


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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 150 ft (45 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Mid-green foliage, white beneath; black-brown cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Tree for large landscapes Parks

Zones: 5-10

Description: This native of southern Japan grows up to 150 ft (45 m) in the wild but only half that height in cultivation. Rusty brown bark peels off in thin strips and its mid-green foliage has white markings on the undersides. It produces very small tawny male flowe

Growth Habit: Broad conical habit

Comments: Many cultivars in various sizes and foliage colors available

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