Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Boulevard'
Common Name: Boulevard false cypress
Family Name: Cupressaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Conifer
Mature Size: 3 - 5m x 5 - 7m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Upright
Form: Pyramidal - widely
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Group or mass planting, Rock garden, Screening, Specimen plant, Winter interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Needle-like, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Acicular, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Yellow, Brown, Mar-Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Green, Brown, Sep
Key ID Features:
Long, awl-shaped foilage, silvery blue-green in summer and grayish-blue in winter (as plant ages, interior dead brown needles often visible).