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Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera
Pronunciation: kam-ee-SIP-uh-riss pih-SIFF-ur-uh
Common Name: threadleaf false cypress, sawara cypress
Family Name: Cupressaceae
Plant Type: Conifer
Key ID Features: Large conifer with shaggy growth habit; leaf scales narrow, dark-green; cones round, about 6 cm wide with a ruffled appearance.
Course(s): HORT 1155

Habit: Irregular
Form: Irregular
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:15 - 22m
Spread:15 - 25m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Screening
Additional Info: Google. Cultivar shown is C. 'Filifera'.
threadleaf false cypress, sawara cypress
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Scale-like
Arrangement: Imbricate, Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Leathery, Prickly
Surfaces: Glabrous
Colour in Fall: Dark-green
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Other
Apices: Aristate
Bases: Sheathing
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: n/a (male cone)
Flower Morphology:Monoecious plant
Colour (petals): No flowers, Brown, Black
Flower Time at Peak: Mar, Apr

Fruit Type: Cone (winged seeds)
Fruit Colour: Green, Brown
Fruiting Time:

Bark or Stem Colour:

Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZN) GAZebo North : cv. Filifera Aurea
(NRY) NuRserY : 584
(ONE) Overpass North side East : cv. Filifera Aurea
(ONW) Overpass North side West : cv. Boulevard
(TFL) Turf Field Lab
(TFLW) Turf Field Lab West : cv. Filifera
(WLG) WoodLand Garden : cv. Filifera
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