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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
4m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity
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

Habit

Arching, Small, Spreading

Toxicity

Contact with foliage may irritate skin.

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Juniper scale , Shoot-boring moths Aphids , Juniper scale , Shoot-boring moths

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.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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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)

Companion plants

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

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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Arching, Small, Spreading

Toxicity

Contact with foliage may irritate skin.


Colour

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

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.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


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)

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