Sequoia sempervirens 'Adpressa'
Common name: 
Adpressa Coastal Redwood
Pronunciation: 
se-KWOY-a sem-per-VI-rens
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Dwarf form, irregular habit, densely twiggy, buds and shoot tips white.  Leaves (needles) very densely arranged, oblong-oval, 6-8 mm long, directed forward.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 7     Developed before 1867 by André Leroy in Angers, France.
  • Adpressa:  pressed against or on; apparently a reference to the young needles.
  • Some confusion as to whether the cultivars 'Adpressa' and 'Albospica' are actually different.
  • Oregon State Univ., North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Aurora.
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    branch, leaves

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    leaves (needles)