More Information About Chamaecyparis
If you like conifers, then you will love chamaecyparis. The diversity in this group of mostly Japanese natives (i.e., Chamaecyparis obtusa and Chamaecyparis pisifera) is truly outstanding. The chamaecyparis selections we offer are some of our favorites and we particularly like the color forms of chamaecyparis that help provide fabulous winter color!
Chamaecyparis prefers full sun, is adaptable to a wide variety soil conditions and is deer-resistant. For you low-maintenance gardeners, chamaecyparis is perfect as it may not need pruning if properly sited. Once established, chamaecyparis is quite heat-tolerant, although extended drought is deadly. Due to recent taxonomic changes, you may see some chamaecyparis species listed under other genera such as Cupressus, Xanthocyparis, Cupressocyparis, or Callitropsis. When you're ready to buy chamaecyparis for your garden, we hope you'll check out our online list of chamaecyparis for sale. It is worth noting that some Chamaecyparis species are North Carolina native plants.