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Chamaecyparis obtusa Filicoides Compacta

Compact Fernspray Cypress

  • »  Graceful, arching evergreen
  • »  Frond-like branches
  • »  Compact habit
  • »  Dark green foliage
  • »  Great specimen
  • »  Drought tolerant
  • »  Slow growing
  • »  Beautiful in landscape or container

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This unique slow growing cultivar has a compact habit with dark green foliage arranged in appealing narrow fern-like sprays . 'Filicoides Compacta' is a pyramidal evergreen with graceful, arching limbs, and the tapering branches create a unique texture and make for an excellent garden specimen or a striking container plant.

Attributes
Container
Evergreen
Great Foliage
Specimen
Foliage Color
Dark Green
Maintenance and Care
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Compact
Upright
Soil Moisture
Dry Soil
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Filicoides Compacta'

Grows best in full sun but tolerates light shade. It adapts to a variety of well drained soils. Once established it is very drought tolerant. Prune if desired to keep its compact shape or to remove dead, broken or poorly formed branches.