Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Compressa'

Sawara Cypress, Japanese False Cypress

Family: Cupressaceae Cypress

Type Groundcover
USDA Hardiness range 5A - 8A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color n/a
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, erosion control, foundation, ground cover, massing, rock garden
Height 2" to 12" / 5cm to 30cm
Spread 36" to 6' / 90cm to 1.80m
Growth rate Slow
Persistence Evergreen, needles or needle-like
Leaf color Green, variegated, yellow
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Prostrate
Attributes and features Attractive foilage