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False Cypress - Soft Serve®

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Dow Whiting'

Enticing soft evergreen texture. A compact, conical Chamaecyparis with graceful, soft fern-like branching, its leaves are bright green on top and flecked with silver-blue on the underside. 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 4" Quart Pot - Size of pot is 3.5" square by 4" tall 
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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Prefers moist, well-drained soil, but not dry.  Pruning is seldom needed, but this false cypress may be trimmed in late spring/early summer if desired.