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Pinpoint® Blue False Cypress

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Ships Week of 5/16/22

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  • Partial Sun to Full Sun (At Least 5 Hours of Direct Sunlight)
  • Height 15 - 20 Feet
  • Width 5 - 6 Feet
  • Growing Zones 5-7

The upright narrow habit of Pinpoint Blue false cypress inspires many uses in the landscape. Pinpoint Blue false cypress makes a stunning statement as a specimen in the landscape, as a clustered planting, as a hedge or when standing as sentries on each side of the front door. This evergreen could also be used as a thriller in a garden planter. The color works well with the sometimes hard to compliment red or orange brick. An added bonus – it’s deer resistant.

The evergreen foliage of Pinpoint Blue false cypress (Chamaecyparis lawsoniana) is soft and feathery. Native in Oregon and California, a common name for this species is Port Orford cedar, a greenery frequently used in winter arrangements all over the country. Pinpoint Blue false cypress gets 15 to 20 feet tall with a 5 to 6 foot spread at the base at maturity. The Pinpoint series of false cypress comes in three other colors, too.

Pinpoint® Blue False Cypress Care

This plant requires excellent drainage. Do no plant in low-lying areas or where water sits for even just a short while. To help with drainage, consider planting in a raised mound.

Make sure this and all evergreens are well watered going into winter. Pruning and fertilizer is not usually necessary.

Pinpoint® Blue False Cypress Spacing

Space Pinpoint Blue False Cypress 5 to 6 feet on center. The center of one plant should be 5 or 6 feet away from the center of the next Pinpoint Blue False Cypress.

Pinpoint® Blue False Cypress Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-7
Plant Type: Shrub
Sunlight Exposure: Partial Sun to Full Sun
Mature Height: 15 - 20 Feet
Mature Width: 5 - 6 Feet
Plant Spacing: 5 - 6 Feet
Growth Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): None
Seasonal Interest: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Type: Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Blue
Resists: Deer
Features: Deadheading Not Necessary, Foliage Interest, Low Maintenance, Native to North America
Uses: Border Plant Container Edging Plant Good for Screening Landscape Specimen or Focal Point
Plant Brand: Proven Winners
Botanical/Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'SMNCLBF' USPP 30,707

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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

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Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.