Cupressus glabra 'Chaparral'

Chaparral Arizona Cypress


Evergreen Conifer

Upright, somewhat columnar evergreen conifer with creamy white to sage-green foliage. Grows about 1 ft. per year; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 12 ft. wide. Great for a hedge or as an accent. Very easy care and drought-tolerant. Requires full sun and good drainage.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Occasional

Description

Size: 120 - 144 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Columnar / Narrow, Conical, Irregular, Upright
Foliage Texture: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Blue, Silver / Gray

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Heat Tolerant, Courtyard / Urban Garden, Once-a-Year Maintenance, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Birds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest
Position / Role: back drop

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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