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Botanical name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Silver Threads'
Other names: Port Orford cedar 'Silver Thread', Lawson's cypress 'Silver Threads'
Variety or cultivar: 'Silver Threads' _ 'Silver Threads' is a fairly slow-growing, evergreen shrub of columnar habit, with grey-green to blue-green foliage in short, soft sprays with silver speckles.
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Silver Threads' is: Evergreen
Foliage: Silvery-grey, Grey-green, Blue-green in All seasons
Habit: Narrowly columnar
Pruning: No pruning required. If formed into a shape, such as a hedge, will need trimming twice a year.. REGISTER to read more...
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Silver Threads' (Lawson's cypress 'Silver Threads' ) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 0.7m after 10-20 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil. Can tolerate chalk soils, but prefers slightly acidic soil.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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