Chamaecyparis pisifera (Sawara cypress) 'Boulevard’ is a dense, multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a distinctive, refined pyramidal form. 'Boulevard' has attractive steel blue foliage with silver stripes. The scale-like leaves are highly ornamental and remain steel blue throughout the winter. The shaggy red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, ideal for smaller home landscapes. 'Boulevard' tends to fill out right to the ground, grows at a medium rate, and does best in full sun to partial shade. At maturity this tree typically grows to 15 feet tall with a spread of 10 feet.
Light Requirements: Full sun or Part shade
Cold Hardiness Zones: 4 - 8