Sequoia sempervirens 'Albospica'
Common name: 
Albospica Coastal Redwood
Pronunciation: 
se-KWOY-a sem-per-VI-rens
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
Yes
  • Compact, new growth is white.  Grows about 2 ft per year.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 7     Some suggest that it should be sheared into a globe shape.
  • Albospica:  albo, white; spica, spike, a reference to the white shoot tips.
  • Some confusion as to whether the cultivars 'Adpressa' and 'Albospica' are actually different.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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