Cupressus x notablis

January 23, 2012

This inter-generic cross between Cupressus glabra and Chamaecyparis nootkatensis is absolutely stunning. I saw a large specimen at Larry Stanely’s wonderful conifer nursery in Boring Oregon. It has taken me a few years to obtain this plant but it has been worth the wait. The habit is an upright weeping form, from the nootkatensis parent. The light blue color is from the Arizona cypress. I have not

Cupressus x notablis

tried this plant yet in the ground but I hope to do so this coming season. So far, this plant has grown quite fast, and has the open loose weeping habit that will make it a real eye-catcher. In a way, it reminds me of Cupressus cashmeriana which is not hardy here in the piedmont of NC.

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One Response to “Cupressus x notablis”

  1. Hi Architectural Trees, nice to find you. Very nice posts and glad to know that there are nurseries out there like you! We get asked about conifers for the SE (that can withstand summer humidity, something that we don’t have in California) so will look to your blog for some ideas and will refer folks to you.
    Best,
    Jan and Sara

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