Chamaecyparis 'Soft Serve' 1 gallon

Chamaecyparis 'Soft Serve' 1 gallon

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This soft, graceful evergreen has lovely color, too.


A compact, conical falsecypress with graceful, soft fern-like branches. The leaves are bright green on top and flecked with silver-blue on the underside. This sport of 'Boulevard' is a great substitute for dwarf Alberta spruce.

Foliage Interest
Fall Interest
Winter Interest
Salt Tolerant


Plant Type: 
Shrub Type: 
Height Category: 
Garden Height: 
 72 - 120 Inches
 72 - 120 Inches
 60 - 72 Inches
Flower Colors: 
Flower Shade: 
 conifer - not noticable.
Foliage Colors: 

Foliage Shade: 
 Green flecked with silver blue
Container Role: 


Light Requirement: 
 Part Sun to Sun


The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Maintenance Category: 
Bloom Time: 
 Grown for Foliage
Hardiness Zones: 
 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a
Water Category: 

Uses Notes: 

Shrub borders, hedges, specimen, perennial borders and containers.

Maintenance Notes: 

Extremely adaptable, but prefers moist, loamy, well-drained, lime-free soils. This compact selection does not require any pruning. To keep smaller, minimal pruning can be done in summer. Medium moisture. Evergreen - slow growing. Fertilize in early spring by applying a slow release fertilizer specialized for evergreens. Follow the label for recommended rate of application. Protect from harsh winter sun and winds.

Soft Serve® Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Dow Whiting' USPP 20,883