SOFT SERVE® False Cypress

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun Height: 6-10' Width/Spread: 5-6'

A compact, conical variety with graceful fern-like branching. The soft texture of this evergreen is very appealing. The leaves are bright green on top and flecked with silver-blue on the underside. It is a good alternative to dwarf Alberta spruce.


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Light: Grows best in a spot that gets a minimum of four hours of direct sun exposure, up to all day light.

Soil: Will grow in any type of well-draining soil.

Water: Needs regular moisture, as it does not tolerate drought or dryness one bit. Use a layer of mulch to keep the soil moist.

Fertilizing: Doesnā€™t typically need fertilizer.

Pruning: Doesnā€™t generally need much pruning, but you can shape it in late springtime.

Botanical Name

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Dow Whiting' PP#20,883

Zone

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Foliage Color

Green

Height

6-10'

Width/Spread

5-6'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Sun

Soil

Moist

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