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False Cypress - Soft Serve®

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Dow Whiting'

A compact, conical Chamaecyparis with graceful, soft fern-like branching. Leaves are bright green on top and flecked with silver-blue on the underside. With its enticing soft evergreen texture, Soft Serve is a great substitute for dwarf Alberta spruce. Excellent in shrub borders, hedges, perennial borders, containers, or as a specimen. Deer Resistant.

Our plants come with extra large and fibrous root systems, ready to plant and flourish! 

Pot Size For This Plant Premium Quart
Shipped Height Plant is 5" to 10" above the pot - Shorter heights are sometimes due to pruning
Zones 4 to 8
Soil Type Light Clay, Loamy & Sandy soils
Mature Height & Width 6'-10' Height and 6'-10' Spread
Growth Rate Fast 
Site Selection Full Sun to Part Sun 
Moisture Requirements Average to moist but well drained soil
Blooming Period Evergreen foliage provides year round interest
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Adaptable to any well-drained (but not dry) soil.

Little needed. Trim in late spring/early summer if desired.

Shear two to three times in production to develop body and habit.