Fokienia hodginsii /Fujian Cypress

Fokienia hodginsii  / Fokienia hodginsii
Fir-like foliage
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Fir-like foliage


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Scientific Name: Fokienia hodginsii
Common Name: Fujian Cypress
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Drainage: Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a native of China not well known in this country, but will grow in warm climates. It produces interesting fir-like foliage. It needs dry, sandy soil and cannot tolerate wet conditions. It is reported to be a good choice for large interior plantscapes where there is sufficient natural light. Keep soil moderately dry for this tree.