Cupressus glabra 'Blue Ice'
Common name: 
Blue Ice Arizona Cypress
Pronunciation: 
ku-PRES-us GLAH-bra
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Cupressus arizonica ‘Blue Ice'
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen tree, compact columnar form, 15 ft tall and 8 ft wide in 10 years (4.5 × 2.4 m), may reach 25 ft (7.6 m), mahogany stems.  Leaves intensely steel-blue .
  • Sun   dry, well-drained soil.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5      Discovered as a chance seedling in New Zealand in 1960 and introduced in about 1984 by Duncan & Davies Nursery, New Plymouth, New Zealand (Jacobson, 1996).
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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