Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana Form: Pyramidal - narrowly
Common Name:Lawson cypress Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Horizontal, Dense, Spreading
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 3 - 4m
Origin: U.S. - northwest, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Scale-like, Opposite, Imbricate, Prickly, Glandular hairs, Distinctive smell, Rhomboidal, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Red, Apr- Mar
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Red, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Specimen plant, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Spiraling, open, glowing tree, nodding leader, branch sprays flat and upright; leaves (scale-like) soft, dark green to gold, white X on underside; male cones bright pink at tips of branchlets; female cones like soccer ball and about 1 cm round.