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Microbiota decussata

Siberian Cypress - Celtic Pride®

Commonly known as Siberian cypress, this shrub resembles a cross between creeping juniper and a fern. Fine textured and soft to the touch, the brilliant green foliage turns to a russet-purple in winter. Microbiota Celtic Pride is drought tolerant once established. Beautiful display, yet no pruning required. Suitable for groundcover, edging, foundation plantings, mass plantings. Deer resistant.

Key Plant Details

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Planting Zones:

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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Soil Type:

Sandy, Loamy

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Light Requirement:

Part Sun, Sun

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Moisture:

Average

Plant Characteristics

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Mature Size:

2-3 feet in height, 4-6 foot spread

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Annual Growth Rate:

Slow

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Bloom Time:

Grown for Foliage

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Shop By Use:

Deer Resistant, Winter Interest

Care Tips

Care Tips - Growing:

Though its color and habit is best with a minimum of six hours of sun, microbiota tolerates shade better than most conifers. Fine textured foliage is soft to the touch.

Care Tips - Pruning:

Little needed. Control spread by pruning out branches as required.

Care Tips - Soil:

Moist, well-drained soils are preferred. Tolerates some dryness in soil once established.

Care Tips - Uses:

Mass plantings; groundcover; edging; foundation plantings.

Zone Map

This plant will grow in these zones

2-7