Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Snow White'

Snow White Port Orford Cedar

Evergreen Conifer, Shrub

Finely-textured conifer with slim profile. Lends a touch of formality with tight, tear drop shape. A very handsome, low-maintenance specimen for full sun and well-drained soil. Look for plants grafted on the phytophera-resistant rootstalk developed by Oregon State University and marketed as The Guardian® Series.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Low, Occasional, Regular / Even


Size: 42 - 72 tall x 16 - 25 wide
Shape / Form: Columnar / Narrow
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Dwarf / Compact Plant, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Blue

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Container, Drama / Focal Point, Hell Strip, Mixed Border, Rock Garden, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Year-round Interest
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos