Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Butternut'

Common China Fir

These coniferous, pyramid-shaped evergreens are relatives of the Redwoods from Asia. The stiff, pointed leaves have a broad white band beneath. Leaves are spirally arranged. Female cones are narrowly winged, while male cones grow in clusters. Grow in mild climates, and shelter from strong winds. Damaged by cold temperatures, but can resprout new branches from trunk.
Cunninghamia lanceolata, Common China Fir
It is popular for its exotic Christmas tree and bluish green foliage. Bark is fibrous and rich reddish-brown. 'Glauca' variety has more bluish green leaves than the species.

Attributes - Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Butternut'

Plant Type: Tree

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 30 ft. to 75 ft.

Width: 30 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 7, 8, 9, 10

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil.

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