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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera'

Also called Threadleaf Japanese Falsecypress


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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera' - Threadleaf 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

Interesting Notes:

Notable specimens can be found at Rayner Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada, as well as The Arboretum, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Zone:

4

Height:

3-4 m

Spread:

2-2 m
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Columnar
Mounding
Pyramidal

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Foundation planting
Specimen

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