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Microbiota decussata

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More About Microbiota decussata

  • Low-spreading, trailing evergreen
  • Fan-like foliage is dark green in the summer
  • Turns a bronze-purple colour in the fall
  • Use for a ground cover or in mass plantings

Zone:

3

Height:

20-30 cm

Spread:

150-175 cm
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Siberian Carpet Cypress Growing and Maintenance Tips

Shade tolerant and an interesting alternative to spreading junipers. Microbiota presents a low maintenance option to prevent erosion on hillsides.


Microbiota decussata Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Attributes

Fall Color

Habit

Compact
Spreading
Mounding

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green

 Suitable Substitutions for Microbiota decussata

Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus'

Cotoneaster horizontalis 'Variegatus'

Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster