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Port Orford cedar 'Wissel's Saguaro'

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana

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Wissel's Saguaro is part of the Chamaecyparis genus and is a Port Orford cedar variety. Its scientific name is Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Wissel's Saguaro'.

slow growing upright evergreen shrub with branches that resemble the arms of a saguaro cactus. Blue foliage. Good for vertical accent or narrow spaces.

It grows mainly as an Evergreen, so it will retain leaves throughout the year. Wissel's Saguaro is known for growing with a shrub-like habit to a height of approximately 3.00 metres (that's 9.75 feet in imperial).

Typically, Wissel's Saguaro Port Orford cedar is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Wissel's Saguaro have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Wissel's Saguaro

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Keep in mind when planting that Wissel's Saguaro is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Wissel's Saguaro are Zone 5 and Zone 10.

Growing Wissel's Saguaro from seed

Transplanting Wissel's Saguaro

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Wissel's Saguaro is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Wissel's Saguaro

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