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Chamaecyparis thyoides ‘Heatherbun’

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This evergreen, coniferous tree has flattened sprays of scale-like adult leaves. ‘Heatherbun’ has soft, blue-green juvenile foliage that turns plum to bronze in winter and a compact, rounded form.

CareThrives in moist, well-drained, neutral to slightly acidic sandy soil in full sun.

PropagationRoot semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.

ProblemsSpruce mite, twig blight, root rot, needle blights.

  • Genus : Chamaecyparis
  • Zones : 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
  • Plant Width : 6 to 10 feet
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Moisture : Medium to Wet
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Type : Trees
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Winter Interest
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