Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Cyano-Viridis' Pom Pom 3.5-4'

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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Cyano-Viridis' Pom Pom, also known as Sawara False Cypress, is a small evergreen tree or shrub that is popular in gardens and landscapes. Here are some of its main characteristics:

  1. Size: Cyano-Viridis Pom Pom is a slow-growing tree that typically reaches a height of 3-6 feet and a spread of 3-4 feet. It has a rounded, pom-pom shaped growth habit.

  2. Foliage: The tree has striking blue-green needles that are finely textured and arranged in a dense, feathery fashion along the branches. The needles are tipped with a yellowish-green color, which adds to the tree's unique appearance.

  3. Growth habit: This tree has a compact, mounding growth habit with a dense branching structure. The pom-pom shape is achieved through careful pruning.

  4. Hardiness: Cyano-Viridis Pom Pom is hardy in USDA zones 4-8, meaning it can tolerate cold temperatures down to -30°F.

  5. Light and soil requirements: This tree prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil. It can tolerate a range of soil types but prefers slightly acidic soil.

  6. Uses: Cyano-Viridis Pom Pom is a popular choice for gardens and landscapes, where it is often used as a specimen tree or as a focal point in a rock garden or Japanese garden. Its unique shape and striking blue-green color make it a popular choice for ornamental use.

  7. Other characteristics: The tree is relatively low-maintenance and is resistant to many pests and diseases that can afflict other evergreens. It can be shaped and pruned to maintain its compact, rounded shape, making it a good choice for small gardens or tight spaces.