Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Albovariegata' / white-variegated Lawson cypress

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Albovariegata' is a rounded conical selection of Lawson cypress with loose, open branching. Foliage is gray-green in color, and consistently splashed with white variegation. After 10 years of growth, a mature specimen will measure 7.5 feet (2 m) tall 4.5 feet (1.5 m) wide, an annual growth rate of around 8 inches (20 cm).

This cultivar originated as a seedling selected in 1881 James Veitch & Sons in Coombe Wood Nursery, United Kingdom. It's quite likely that many similar cultivars from the 1800s are synonymous with this conifer.

Chamaecyparis lawsoniana 'Albovariegata' — at Conifer Gardens Nursery, Ferny Creek, Australia
Photo by Conifer Gardens Nursery, Australia

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