Cupressus glabra 'Chaparral'

Chaparral Arizona Cypress

Evergreen Conifer

Upright, somewhat columnar evergreen conifer with creamy white to sage-green foliage. Grows about 1 ft. per year; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall, 8 to 12 ft. wide. Great for a hedge or as an accent. Very easy care and drought-tolerant. Requires full sun and good drainage.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Sun

Water Needs: Drought-tolerant, Occasional


Size: 120 - 144 tall x 36 - 60 wide
Shape / Form: Conical, Columnar / Narrow, Upright, Irregular
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

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

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Blue

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Specimen, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Courtyard / Urban Garden, Heat Tolerant, Once-a-Year Maintenance, Reflected Heat
Wildlife: Birds

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Year-round Interest
Position / Role: back drop

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

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