Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera'
Also called Threadleaf Japanese Falsecypress
More About Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera'
- Slow-growing, broad, pyramidal with a graceful, mounding habit
- Thread-like, gray-green foliage is held on arching branches
- Unique texture
- Provides winter interest
Notable specimens can be found at Rayner Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada, as well as The Arboretum, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
Threadleaf Falsecypress Growing and Maintenance Tips
The threadleaf falsecypress requires some pruning to maintain its size. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera' Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Average
Average to Dry Soils
Landscape usesFoundation planting