Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Treasure Island'

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana ‘Treasure Island’

This slow growing dwarf conifer with a conical habit. Juvenile foliage is bright yellow, turning green as it matures. Will grow to 18”-30” tall wide, although one source says it could eventually become 4′ tall. A great plant for a winter garden.

Pronunciation: kam-ee-SIP-a-riss law-soh-nee-AY-nuh

Species Meaning: Named for Peter Lawson & Sons, 19th century nurserymen in Edinburgh

Cultivation Notes

Does best with morning sun but afternoon shade. Light pruning can help hold its shape.

Additional Information

A sport of ‘Treasure’, found in southern Holland by Wiel Linssen and named by Stanley & Sons Nursery, Boring, Oregon.

In Our Garden

Plant ID: P22035

Found in Winter Garden,

About half way along the Winter Garden wall.

We acquired this plant from Starky's Corner.

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Winter Garden

A Winter Garden is a place where plants that provide interest during the darkest days of winter are highlighted. This can be because of color, shape or form.

Family: Cupressaceae

Genus: Chamaecyparis

Species: lawsoniana

Variety: Treasure Island

Commonly known as: Treasure Island Port Orford Cedar

Height: <3ft

Spread: <3ft

Growth Habit:
Sun Needs:
Part Sun
Soil Type:
Season of Interest:
Zn 0 to 6 - too cold for me!

Resistant to Deer.

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