18 July 2019
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Blue Planet'PBR
The short, low growing coniferous shrub with ball-shaped habit, similar to 'Boulevard' type but thicker and less sensitive to fungal diseases. After 10 years it grows up to 30 cm in height. The phyllotaxis is in the form of soft, silver-bluish needles with two visible stripes of white coating beneath. Good resistance to frost (5b zone). It is fit for planting in containers set on balconies and terraces.
Breeder: Pieter van den Dool, The Netherlands. Market introduction: Van den Dool Cultures, 2017.
Applicant: Van den DOOL Cultures BV, NL-2742-KR Waddinxveen, Zesde Tochtweg 1k, The Netherlands