LIGHT: full sun WATER: evenly moist to dry [considered drought tolerant once established] SOIL: fertile + humus-rich + well-drained [considered highly adaptable]
Botanical Name: Cupressus arizonica var. glabra 'Carolina Sapphire' Plant Family: Cupressaceae - Cypress Family Plant Origin/Cypress Nursery Cultivar: Texas, New Mexico, Arizona Selected in 1968 at Tom Wright's Christmas Tree Farm in Ward, South Carolina by Dr. Roland Schoenike of the Clemson University Forestry Department and Marvin Gaffney of the South Carolina Forestry Commission a.k.a: Carolina Sapphire Arizona Cypress Tree
How to grow Carolina Sapphire Cypress Trees: . Select a location that provides adequate sunlight, water, and soil requirements [see above] . Water regularly until established and during dry spells for optimum performance . Fertilize Carolina Sapphire's in early spring . Prune as needed to maintain desired height for hedges [otherwise not required] . Maintain a mulch layer to conserve soil moisture and minimize pesky weeds . Avoid unnecessary cultivation around plants once they're established . Grow in large winter-protected containers in colder climates
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