Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Imbricata Pendula'
Lawson's cypress 'Imbricata Pendula'
'Imbricata Pendula' is a small, conical, coniferous tree, to 8m tall, with a softly-weeping habit and long, pendulous branchlets of threadlike foliage
Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained
Colour & scent
- Full sun
- Partial shade
West–facing or East–facing or South–facing or North–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Pendulous weeping
- Potentially harmful
- Foliage may cause skin irritation. Wear gloves and other protective equipment when handling
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
- Name status
How to grow
Grows well in moist but well-drained soil. Tolerant of chalk soils but prefers slightly acidic soil
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
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