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 located in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 6th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in New Orleans is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
December 7th, 2021
New Orleans is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to decrease by 17.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.2 megajoules of energy pe…
December 6th, 2021
This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …
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 🚫.
New Orleans, Louisiana currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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.
November 30th, 2021
The growing potential in New Orleans is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…