Best types of Cypress to plant
25 September 2020

Best types of Cypress to plant

By Christopher Brickell

Best types of Cypress to plant: Cypress ‘Teddy Bear’

Best types of Cypress to plant

This is a broad conical bush with a wide conical shape. At the age of 10 years, it reaches 1.5 meters in height. The bush has one main offshoot, its side branches grow aslant, and from them densely grow branches of the next row, resembling the branches of fern. Plants are similar to some varieties of cypress toothed. The needles are scaly, dark green in color. It is undemanding for soil fertility, but grows faster on fertile ones. It grows in both acidic and neutral soils. It grows well in the sun, but it can safely tolerate the penumbra. Suitable for single planting in homesteads, heathlands and eastern gardens. Winter resistance zone 5b (-23 … -26 ° C).

Best types of Cypress to plant: Cypress ‘Fernspray Gold’

Best types of Cypress to plant

The variety created in kennel “Duncan & Davies” from New Zealand. This is a tall shrub with a wide conical shape. At the age of 10 years, it grows to three meters in height. The stems have a characteristic location: flat on both sides of the main shoots, resembling leaves of forest ferns. The scaly needles are golden-yellow, the most beautiful in spring growths. In growing requires medium or fertile, moderately damp or wet soil. It requires a sunny and protected from winter winds. It is used in home gardens, collections of conifers, Japanese gardens, alpine gardens, heather wastelands. Winter resistance zone 6a (-21 … -23 ° C).

Best types of Cypress to plant: Cypress  ‘Chirimen’

Best types of Cypress to plant

This is a Japanese variety of cypress. Slowly growing shrub with a compact, thick, wide conical shape. After 10 years of growing, the bush reaches a height of about 0.5 m. Its shoots are straight, short, roller-shaped, rather thick, covered with dark green scaly needles. The plant requires fertile, rich, moderately damp or wet soil. It needs a sunny and protected from winter winds. Use in home gardens, dwarf collections of conifers, Japanese gardens, rocaria, heather wastelands, patios, growing in containers, on flower beds. Winter resistance zone 6b (-18 … -20 ° C).