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This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
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Other common names
Lawson's cypress 'Imbricata Pendula'
Chamaecyparis are evergreen trees, usually of narrowly ovoid or columnar outline, with much-branched sprays of small scale-like leaves, and small, globose cones; tiny red male cones are conspicuous in a few cultivars
'Imbricata Pendula' is a small, conical, coniferous tree, to 8m tall, with a softly-weeping habit and long, pendulous branchlets of threadlike foliage
Toxicity Foliage may cause skin irritation
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing or South-facing or North-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in moist but well-drained soil. Tolerant of chalk soils but prefers slightly acidic soil
Propagate by seed and by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Cottage & Informal Garden Architectural
Pruning None required
Pests Aphids can cause severe die-back, may also be affected by juniper scale and shoot-boring moths
May be affected by honey fungus and Phytophthora root diseases
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