Haywire false cypress combines unique texture and a strong habit in the landscape. Haywire false cypress combines unique texture and a strong habit in the landscape.

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Tim Wood
Grand Haven, MI, USA

HAYWIRE™

False cypress, Port Orford cedar, Lawson's false cypress

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

'SMNCLUTL'

USPP 33,548; CBRAF

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Haywire false cypress combines unique texture and a strong habit in the landscape. Haywire false cypress combines unique texture and a strong habit in the landscape.
  • Touchable texture
  • Handsome habit
  • Evergreen
Description

Delightfully different! Haywire™ chamaecyparis brings together a very cool thread-leaf texture and a stunning pyramidal habit that create an irresistible specimen in the landscape. A very unusual form of Port Orford cedar.

USDA Zone
5b - 7 (-15°F/-26.1°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
12 - 18'
Width
8 - 12'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Green
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Well-drained soil is essential. However, this species will not tolerate dry soils or drought conditions. Maintain even moisture with a layer of mulch.

Pruning

Prune to shape in late spring, if needed.

Uses

Specimen, container, hedge, mixed borders

Growing Tips

Little pruning is required. Nice as an eye-catching specimen.