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Cultural Details for Cupressus nootkatensis 'Pendula'

Common Name:
Weeping Nootka Cypress (Falsecypress); Alaska-Cedar; Yellow-Cypress

Growth Rate:
Fast

Average Mature Height:
60-80'

Average Mature Width:
30'

Flower Details:
Insignificant monoecious

Fruit Details:
Cones 0.33-0.5" across, globose, glaucous with 4 (sometimes 6) scales, each furnished with a triangular pointed boss. Cones ripen after 2 years.

Fall Color:
None

Bark Details:
Reddish brown and shredding

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Succeptible to blights

Native Habitat:
Native from Costal Alaska to Washington, east to Oregon

Other Features:
Graceful, weeping habit

Culture and Care:
Prefers deep, moist, loamy soil, needs a well-drained site, best in full sun, cold hardy

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
4660, 4690, 4710

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu