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About False Cypress
Atlantic White Cedar is a native evergreen tree in the cypress family. It is found in swampy areas and streambanks in the peaty-soils of eastern U.S.A from NJ to FL. The leaves are evergreen and scale-like with the branches growing in a fan-like shape.
Also known as
Atlantic White Cedar, Atlantic White Cedar, Atlantic white cedar, Atlantic white cypress, southern white cedar, whitecedar, false-cypress and false cypress
How to care for False Cypress
False Cypress needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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False Cypress love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
False Cypress does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 False Cypress after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.