Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula'
Common name: 
Weeping Alaska Cedar
Pronunciation: 
kam-e-SIP-a-ris noot-ka-TEN-sis
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Pyramidal tree, 30-45 ft high (9-14 m), or more, 10-15 ft (3-4.5 m) wide.  Drooping branchlets hang from spreading, upcurving branches, foliage is gray-green.
  • Best in a moist climate.
  • Raised in Holland after 1884, it has been in commerce in North American since about 1907.  There may be at least two clones in cultivation.
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    • plant habit

      plant habit

    • branchlets

      branchlets

    • cones, female and male

      cones, female and male