Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Compacta Variegata'
Common name: 
Compact Variegated Falsecypress
Compact Variegated Sawara Cypress
Pronunciation: 
kam-e-SIP-a-ris pi-SIF-er -a
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen, dwarf form, to 3 ft (0.9 m) high and wide, also wider than high (one source states, "8 inches high and 24 inches wide in 15 years"), leaves are green-gray, with flecks of cream.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 3      A mutation of ‘Compacta’.
  • North Willimette Research and Extension Center, Aurora, OR.
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