Click to enlargeChamaecyparis thyoides 'Ericoides'

“Eric the Red” Zones: 3-8. Eric has soft feathery foliage with changing seasonal color. Spring bright green., summer soft blue gray, winter reddish plum to vibrant red. Many people say it resembles a pine, others see a redwood. It is popular for garden railroads, patio containers, Bonsai and general landscape Grows well in heat or cold and takes to trimming as a 2-3 foot forest tree. At ten years, planted in the ground and allowed to grow untrimmed will be about 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide, slowly growing larger with age. With soft to the touch foliage, Eric the Red accepts a wide range of soil and climates. It is easy to grow and easy to trim. This tree is people friendly! Shipping size 6-9 inches.

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