Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'CREAM GLOW'

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'CREAM GLOW'
Lawson cypress
SIZE/TYPE medium-sized shrub
USUAL HEIGHT 1-2m
USUAL WIDTH 0.5-1m
LEAVES evergreen conifer
COLOUR OF LEAVES varigated:yellow a blue-green
FLOWERS insignificant or non-blooming
COLOUR OF FLOWERS
BLOOMING TIME
LOCATION full to partial sun
USDA zone (lowest) 5   (down to -29°C)
WINTER PROTECTION  
FOR ZONE 5+6 Code of winter protection zone 5+6
FOR ZONE 7 Code of winter protection zone 7
BELONGS TO CATEGORIES Conifers
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Cypress trees and shrubs, especially Lawson cypress varieties, are very popular for their variable shapes, leaf types and colours.

Cream Glow is a dwarf Lawson cypress with attractive foliage colour. This slow growing conifer is silvery blue-green and makes rather joyful colour of new growths – creamy yellow to yellow-green. Thanks to this bright colouring it is ideal for mixing with other dark-green-leaved conifers.

Cream Glow cypress makes only about 1m tall in 10 years time and forms a dense, widely columnar shape. It needn’t be pruned as we are happy for every centimeter it makes. But if you dare you can shape it. False cypress prefers moist but well-drained, slightly acidic soil but is adaptable to almost all types of soil. Grow it in full sun or half shade either in a garden bed or in an outdoor pot. Fully hardy to -28°C (USDA zone 5).

Last update 11-01-2013
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  • GRASSES and PERENNIALS - Sizes given usually read the diameter of the pot or the clump, as specified.
LARGE PLANTS over 150 cmspecimens, screening and hedging shrubs

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