Siberian carpet cypress
Microbiota decussata, Hardiness : Zone 3
Other names
Russian arbor-vitae
Category
Evergreen
Availability
30cm high, in two gallons pot 22.00$
Features
Height X Width
0.5m X 1.0m
Foliage
Copper-brown in winter
Flowering
-
Edible parts description
-
Resistances
Considered hardy
Sun exposure
-
Soil type
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Edible parts
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Pollination
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Images
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Description, from Wikipedia

Microbiota decussata is a prostrate shrub to 20–50 cm (8–20 in) in height, and 2–5 m (6.6–16.4 ft) in spreading width. The foliage forms flat sprays with scale-like leaves 2–4 mm long. The cones are among the smallest of any conifer, 2–3 mm long, green ripening brown in about 8 months from pollination, and have 4 scales arranged in two opposite pairs. The seeds are 2 mm long, with no wing; there is usually only one seed in each cone, rarely two. The foliage sometimes turns brown in winter, giving the impression that the plant has died; but it revives in spring.