Moonlit False Cypress - Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

“The moon was reigning over their world, glowing its full splendor to all those willing to look up.” — Irina Serban

This Moonlit False Cypress (
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) was bred by Sunrise Greenhouses, to have a compact columnar form with silvery blue, prickly and soft needle like leaves.

Do you know when you crush the leaves, a fresh parsley aroma comes from it? It's not edible though, but it's great conversation starter with your holidays guests.

Can be planted outside in spring, if hardiness zone 5 to 8. 

Native to Western North America. 

Pot size: 4”.

Weeks available: 45 - 51.

Garden Hardiness: 5 - 8.

Size: 1 to 6 inches per year up to 4 feet after 10 years.

Care Instructions:

Light: Bright light to full sun.

Water: Moderately moist soil, well-drained. Do not over water!

Temperature: 45- 72℉.

Fertilizer: Monthly during spring and summer, with a well-balanced fertilizer. Follow the label.

Soil: Well drained. Can be planted outside in spring.


Not for consumption.

Propagation prohibited