Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’
Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’ is a conifer that can grow 50cm – 1.5m tall and 50cm – 1.5m wide. In this growing guide we’ll learn the cultivation details and how to plant Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’.
This is a evergreen plant that takes 20-50 years to reach full maturity.
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Common name: Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’
Scientific name: Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’
Plant type: Conifers, Shrubs
Height: 50cm – 1.5m
Spread: 50cm – 1.5m
Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial shade
Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand
Moisture: Moist but well drained
Garden type: City & Courtyard Gardens, Patio & Container Garden
Planting type: Low Maintenance
How to plant
In this section we will learn how to plant Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’, know its needs in terms of soil, watering and sun exposure.
Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’ is not a demanding plant regarding the type of soil and can grow in clay, loam or sand.
Clay soil is composed of more than 25 percent clay particles. These particles have a high moisture holding capacity and the soil is heavy to dig and can be waterlogged in winter (dry in summer).
The loam soil is dark, rich in organic matter but balanced in minerals. It offers the best of all worlds, retaining enough water for the plants, but allowing excess moisture to drain away. This is the most desired type of garden soil, perfect for most plants.
Sandy soil is light, porous and very easy to drain. It is a soil poor in organic matter and nutrients. It is composed of relatively large mineral particles that allow water to drain quickly.
As for pH, it is a plant that grows ideally in soils with pH acid or neutral.
Regarding drainage, Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’ likes to grow in moist but well drained soil.
Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Filifera Nana’ is a plant that should be grown in full sun or partial shade positions.