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botanical name:
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Columnaris'
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Columnaris' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Lawson Cypress
synonyms:  Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Columnaris Glauca'
family:  Cupressaceae
characteristics: conifer, evergreen
height: 10.00m
width: 2.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: columnar
leaf colour: blue-grey
flower colour:
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Forms a tidy, narrow column with ascending branches, especially when grown on soils that are not too heavy. Dense sprays of deep blue-grey foliage. Very popular and one of the best columnar conifers for gardens.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, reasonably fertile soil in sun or part shade.

other notes:
Raised by Jan Spek, Boskoop, Holland, about 1940.

RHS AGM

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