Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

Threadleaf Falsecypress

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Plant Information

  • Plant Type: Large Evergreen
  • Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera' Play audio of plant name
  • Family: Falsecypress
  • Parent: Chamaecyparis pisifera
  • Related Cultivars:

    Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Nana'
    Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Goldmop'

  • Zone: 5
  • Plant Size: 6-10'
  • Habit: Mounded
  • Culture:

    Adaptable. Full sun.

  • Notes:

    A cultivar with thread-like foliage and a mounded form.

  • Pruning:Pruning animation

    Heading back is done to shape and reduce the size of the plant. Cut prominent shoots back inside the body of the plant to where they meet another branch.

    Heading back may be done from late fall to mid-July.

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Landscape Plants of the Upper Midwest

Bill Hoch, Associate Professor
Montana State University

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