Botanical name: Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Rubicon'
Other names: Rubicon white cedar, Ericoides red star, Rubicon chamaecyparis
Variety or Cultivar: 'Rubicon' _ 'Rubicon' is a dwarf, upright, conical shrub that has short needles that are blue-green in summer and plum purple in winter.
Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Rubicon' is: Evergreen
Foliage: Blue-green in Spring; Blue-green in Summer; Purple, Wine in Winter
Habit: Conical, Small
Toxicity: Contact with foliage may irritate skin.
Specific pests: Aphids
Pruning: No pruning required. If formed into a shape, such as a hedge, will need trimming twice a year.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Chamaecyparis thyoides 'Rubicon' (Rubicon chamaecyparis) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Foliage only, 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)
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