Scientific Name: Microbiota decussata Form: Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Siberian cypress Texture:Fine
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Horizontal
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Scale-like, Sessile, Imbricate, Leathery, Glabrous, Other, Rhomboidal, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Brown, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Group or mass planting, Winter interest
Key ID Features:Low, spreading conifer similar to some junipers, but without distinctive juniper scent; leaves small scale-like, bronze colour in winter.