About This Plant

The Lawson cypress, or Chamaecyparis lawsoniana, is an evergreen tree native to the Pacific Northwest of North America. It’s prized for its graceful appearance, with dense foliage of scale-like leaves in varying shades of green, blue, and grey. Used both for its ornamental beauty in landscaping and in timber production, it’s known for its adaptability and resilience in different growing conditions.

The Story


The Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Columnaris Glauca’ features slender, blue-green leaves that measure approximately 0.5 to 1 inch in length. The foliage creates an elegant and columnar appearance, contributing to the overall aesthetic appeal of this distinct cypress variety.


The cones of Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Columnaris Glauca’ are small, measuring approximately 1 to 1.5 centimetres in diameter. They showcase an attractive bluish-green hue.
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