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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'White Pygmy'

More About Chamaecyparis pisifera 'White Pygmy'

  • Dwarf, compact, mounding habit
  • White-tipped, finely textured foliage
  • Provides contrast and winter interest
  • Slow growing: 2-5cm per year

Zone:

4

Height:

45-50 cm

Spread:

45-50 cm

Colour:

Yellow
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White Pygmy Sawara Cypress Growing and Maintenance Tips

This dwarf cultivar tolerates a variety of soil types and growing conditions. Needs protection from scorthing summer sun but tends to have a more open habit in shadier sites. Protection (burlap wrap) from drying winter winds is recommended in an exposed location.


Chamaecyparis pisifera 'White Pygmy' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Slow

Habit

Rounded
Compact
Dwarf

Foliage Color

White

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Specimen