SCIENTIFIC NAME: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Blue Moon'
COMMON NAME: Blue Moon Falsecypress
GARDEN SIZE: 4 ft. tall x 4 ft. wide
GROWTH RATE: 3-5" per year
USDA ZONE: 4-6
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Moist, well-drained soil.
HABIT (FORM): Evergreen, dwarf, globe-shaped
FOLIAGE: Bright steel blue, short stiff branches
FLOWERS: Not specified
PLANT ORIGIN: Japanese islands of Honshu and Kyushu
WILDLIFE SUPPORT: Not utilized by native wildlife. Deer resistant.
FERTILIZING: Feed in spring and fall with acidic organic fertilizer.
PRUNING: Minimal shearing required. Hand pruning is preferred. Late winter or early summer is best.
PET SAFETY: ASPCA safety rating not provided