Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera Form: Irregular
Common Name:false cypress, sawara cypress Texture:Fine
Family Name:CupressaceaeHabit: Irregular
Plant Type: Conifer Mature Size (ht. X w.):15 - 22m x 15 - 25m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Scale-like, Opposite, Imbricate, Leathery, Prickly, Glabrous, Other, Entire
Flowers: n/a (male cone), Brown, Black, Mar- Apr
Fruit: Cone (winged seeds), Green Brown
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Screening
Key ID Features:Large conifer with shaggy growth habit; leaf scales narrow, dark-green; cones round, about 6 cm wide with a ruffled appearance.