Sign up for free

"Your website is brilliant!"

– Les Challen , Croydon (Lifetime Member)

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia' (Lawson's cypress 'Tamariscifolia')

Skill rating
Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
4m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
20-50 years
To maturity
Toxic - Contact with foliage may irritate skin.
Toxic - Contact with foliage may irritate skin.
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia'

Other names: Lawson's cypress 'Tamariscifolia'

Genus: Chamaecyparis Chamaecyparis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Tamariscifolia' _ 'Tamariscifolia' is a low-growing, bushy, evergreen coniferous shrub with arching branches. Its foliage is dark-green and borne in flat sprays.


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Arching, Small, Spreading

Toxicity: Contact with foliage may irritate skin.

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Juniper scale , Shoot-boring moths Aphids , Juniper scale , Shoot-boring moths

Specific diseases: Honey fungus , Phytophthora root diseases Honey fungus , Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Pruning: No pruning required, unless shaped, in which case it requires two trims per year. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Where to grow

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia' (Lawson's cypress 'Tamariscifolia') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Containers, Foliage only, Gravel, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil. Can tolerate chalk soils, but prefers slightly acidic soil.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

my plant check
PLANTS TO BUY
Chamaecyparis Minima Aurea
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Nootkatensis Pendula
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Squarrosa Lombarts
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Pygmaea Argentea
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Boulevard
£ 8.99
Echinacea 'White Swan' (3 Plants)
£ 10.00
£12.00

Botanical name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia'

Other names: Lawson's cypress 'Tamariscifolia'

Genus: Chamaecyparis Chamaecyparis

Variety or Cultivar: 'Tamariscifolia' _ 'Tamariscifolia' is a low-growing, bushy, evergreen coniferous shrub with arching branches. Its foliage is dark-green and borne in flat sprays.


Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Arching, Small, Spreading

Toxicity: Contact with foliage may irritate skin.

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Juniper scale , Shoot-boring moths

Specific diseases: Honey fungus , Phytophthora root diseases

General care

Pruning: No pruning required, unless shaped, in which case it requires two trims per year. . REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia' (Lawson's cypress 'Tamariscifolia') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Containers, Foliage only, Gravel, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil. Can tolerate chalk soils, but prefers slightly acidic soil.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


Use My Plant Check to see if this plant is a good match for your garden

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant to your plant lists.

Close panel
In progress indicator
Full size image
In progress indicator
Caption

Caption

Cancel and close this form
Suitable for your garden?
In progress indicator
This plant likes... Garden match
Soil types: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types) Tell us...
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained Tell us...
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral Tell us...
Light: Full Sun Tell us...
Aspect: North, South, East, West Tell us...
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered Tell us...
Hardiness: Hardy (H4) Tell us...

DISCUSS THIS PLANT

To add a comment, ask a question and read all discussions about this plant...

Join shoot's community

GARDENS WITH THIS PLANT

A member has added Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Tamariscifolia' (Lawson's cypress 'Tamariscifolia') to their garden.

To view all members' gardens with this plant...

Join shoot's community

YOU MIGHT LIKE...

Chamaecyparis Minima Aurea
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Nootkatensis Pendula
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Squarrosa Lombarts
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Pygmaea Argentea
£ 8.99
Chamaecyparis Boulevard
£ 8.99
Echinacea 'White Swan' (3 Plants)
£ 10.00
£12.00

Report content or feedback to Shoot

To add ? to your lists,
login to your account or subscribe.

Find out more about plant lists here

or Login


To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe.

or Login