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Sawara cypress Overview
This is a broad conical evergreen conifer. The needles are dark green-blue, the undersides of branches can be strongly marked bluish white. The young growth can be scaled and prickly. The cultivars fall into 4 groups, the Squarrosa Group, the Plumosa Group, the Filifera Group and the Nana Group.
Common problems with Sawara cypress
How to propagate Sawara cypress
Propagate by seed sown in autumn or spring (but forms selected for leaf colour do not come true).
Evergreen current growth cuttings in autumn to spring. Deciduous softwood cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Sawara cypress
Banks, specimen, ornamental, foliage