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Microbiota decussata

Russian Cypress Tree Form

Plant Features:


Category: Evergreen

  • Fast growing.
  • Low maintenance.
  • Drought tolerant when established.
  • Top grafted at 32".

Height: 2-3 ft


Spread: 3-4 ft


Hardiness Zone: 2


Attributes:

  • Fast Growing
  • Low Maintenance
  • Border or Bed
  • Evergreen
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Fall Color
  • Container

Exposure:

  • Partial Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Bronze

Habit:

  • Weeping

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Well Drained

Comments:

Striking container plant.  Green feathery, scale-like foliage turning to a bronze/burgundy in winter.  Weeping habit.  Ideal for use in beds or borders.

Growing and Maintenance Tips:

One of the few conifers that is shade tolerant.

Mature Russian Cypress STD in the landscape.

Mature Russian Cypress STD in the landscape.

Sarah with a Microbiota STD at OPN

Sarah with a Microbiota STD at OPN