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

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Gray-brown bark; dark green leaves arranged in flat sprays; purplish black cones

Uses: Conifer gardens Medium gardens Hedge Parks

Zones: 4-9

Description: Native to the east coast of the USA, this conifer reaches a height of 50 ft (15 m) with a spread of 12 ft (3.5 m) in the wild. Its bark is gray-brown and its sharply pointed, dark green leaves are arranged in fan-shaped sprays. It has small, yellow, male

Growth Habit: Conical habit

Comments: Many cultivars in various sizes and foliage colors available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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