Add a completely new kind of evergreen to your landscape and enjoy the compliments you receive from family, friends and neighbors. So named for its umbrella-like whorls of evergreen needles, this Asian import is a somewhat slow-growing tree that performs well in full sun with little care or maintenance. Well-drained soil will give it a good foundation for growth and removal of dead or broken branches will help it maintain its nice shape. The unique needle whorls make a wonderfully unexpected addition to cut-flower arrangements, too. Grows 25-30' tall over many years; makes a great privacy screen at maturity. Sciadopitys verticillata Evergreen shrubs and trees are some of the most versatile plants you can add to the landscape. Not only do they keep their much-needed green color throughout the gray, barren days of winter, they make marvelous backdrops to the vivid bright colors of the spring and summer blooms to come. These wonderful cultivars come in a variety of shapes and sizes, each one ideal for a specific space or use. Smaller shrubs or dwarfed trees can be used in a foundation planting or as a border anchor. Taller trees make excellent privacy screens or as a way to jazz up boring fence lines. Any way you choose to use evergreens in your landscape, they are sure to add color, interest and beauty to the entire area.
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:25 - 30 feet
Spread:15 - 20 feet
Spacing:15 - 20 feet
Flowering Date:Evergreen year round.
Planting Instructions:Dig a hole twice the size of the pot the plant is in. Score a vertical mark on each of the four sides of the root ball. Firm soil around the roots and water thoroughly.
Foliage Type:Thin, evergreen needles
Pruning:Pruning is not necessary, except to remove a dead or broken branch.
Soil Requirement:Well-drained soil.
Restricted States:AE AK GU HI PR
When will my order ship?
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
2021 Spring Shipping Schedule
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