Chamaecyparis Law. Ellwoods Empire


Chamaecyparis Lawsoniana Ellwoods Empire, Lawson Cypress. A sport of Ellwoods Gold. Having a more vigorous growth habit and more vivid colour. Having a neat erect habit. Makes an attractive specimen looks good against a background of Heathers. Approximate height in 10 years. 4 - 5 Feet.



Plant in well drained soil. Full Sun, Hardy.


General Conifers Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Conifer is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Conifer is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Conifer and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Conifer is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.