CELTIC PRIDE® Siberian Cypress

Zone: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 1-3' Width/Spread: 4-6'

Celtic Pride® Siberian cypress is a hard-working evergreen that will grace even your most challenging spots. It naturally grows with a low spreading habit of soft, fern-like branchlets, carpeting your landscape beds with evergreen color and texture. As its common name suggests, Siberian cypress is an extremely hardy plant, readily surviving even in frigid USDA zone 2. It’s also known to be one of the most shade tolerant evergreens, though in deep shade, it will develop a more sparse and open habit, as well as less vivid green foliage. This deer resistant evergreen will, over time, spread to form a lovely patch 4-6′ wide and just 1-3′ tall, transforming challenging spots into lush, low maintenance, evergreen carpets.

Why grow Celtic Pride microbiota?
– One of the most shade tolerant evergreens
– Exceptionally cold tolerant
– Deer resistant
– An easy care choice for Ground cover


Light: Full (6+ hrs/day) to part sun (4-6 hrs/day). Siberian cypress is quite shade tolerant, but in deep shade, you may find that its habit is more sparse and open, and its foliage color is a bit muddy.

Soil: Any average soil will do, provided it is well-drained.

Water: Average water needs, some drought tolerance once established.

Fertilizing: Nothing special required. If desired, apply a granular (not liquid) fertilizer formulated for woody plants in early spring; one application per year is more than sufficient.

Pruning: Thanks to its tidy, low-growing habit, little to no pruning is required. Branches may be selectively removed if needed.

Botanical Name

Microbiota decussata 'Prides'


2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Foliage Color







Full Sun, Part Sun


Average, Moist, Well-drained

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