Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Squarrosa Intermedia'

Intermediate Sawara Cypress.  Striking pure silver blue foliage grows on broad upright plants. Tiny pointed foliage is packed in dense plants.  Sends out long whip-like shoots that can be trained into topiary shapes or trimmed off to keep plants compact.  Prune once or twice a year to encourage new blue growth. Another good plant for adding extra color to little landscapes and fairy gardens, troughs and containers.  Plants are growing in 2.25" x 2.25" x 3.5"h " pots.  Cold hardy to zone 4.

  • Dwarf conifer, can grow about 6-8" per year
  • Prefers moist, well-drained soil
  • Grows best in full sun 
  • Cold hardy to about -20 to -30F
  • Recommended for outdoor gardens only



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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Squarrosa Intermedia'
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Price $6.95
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