Plant Care Sawara cypress

Sawara cypress

Also known as

Sawara

Taxonomy

Chamaecyparis pisifera
Chamaecyparis
Cupressaceae
Pinales

How to care for Sawara cypress

Water

How often to water your Sawara cypress

Water needs for Sawara cypress
0.5 cups
every 9

Sawara cypress needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Sawara cypress

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Sawara cypress in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sawara cypress: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sawara cypress love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Sawara cypress does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Sawara cypress in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sawara cypress

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Sawara cypress: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Sawara cypress after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Sawara cypress is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Sawara cypress

Sawara cypress

Sawara cypress


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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