Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Mariesii' (cham_8311)

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DWARF. This cultivar is a a slow growing attractive cultivar with delicate fine lacey green foliage with a creamy white splash. When you can take I n a globe like shape becoming pyramidal over time. 3ft at matuity Tips can be trinned to Average well drained soil. Deer, disease, drought, pollution tolerant, and verticillium wilt resistant. part sun to full shade. Average well drained soil.  Zones 4 to 9. Specimen over 15 years old.

'Mariesii' is a very old cultivar that certainly originated in Japan in the late 1800s. It was first described by Ludwig Beissner as 'Nana-albovariegata' in 1891 and introduced to the nursery trade in the United Kingdom around 1900. The plant is named in honor of English botanist and collector Charles MariesAttribution from: Aris Auders and Derek Spicer; RHS Encyclopedia of Conifers; ©2012, Kingsblue Press