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Microbiota decussata

Common Name(s):
Cypress, Russian arborvitae, Siberian cypress
Categories:
Groundcover, Shrubs
Height:
1 ft.
Hardiness:
2 to 8
Foliage:
Foliage turns bronze to burgundy in winter when grown in sun; feathery dull green foliage with graceful branch pattern; small scale-like awl-shaped leaflet; branchlets arranged in flattened sprays; bright green needles are scale-like; soft texture; bronzy-purple to brown in winter
Flower:
Grown for foliage
Zones:
3 to 8
Habit:
Evergreen
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
Size:
Height 1-2 ft. with a spread of 9-12 ft.
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Spreading ground cover with flattened sprays
Width:
2-8 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Tags:
evergreen

NCCES plant id: 322

Microbiota decussata Leaves
Megan Hansen, CC-BY-SA-2.0