Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana Columnaris is a small, evergreen conifer with dense, flattened branches of blue-green leaves.
It is perhaps one of the best small conifers for small gardens and is available from Poplar Nurseries.
Suitable for a sunny or partial shady position, sheltered from cold winds in any fertile and well drained soil.
Mix an organic soil improver and general fertiliser with the infill soil when planting and water regularly until established.
Height & spread after 10 years: 3m (10ft) x 75cm (30") spread.