SelecTree: Tree Detail
BLUE CHINA FIR
Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Glauca'
Has gray-blue foliage which can turn red-bronze in the cold of winter. Shorter than the species.
Previously listed in the Taxodiaceae family.
Has Evergreen foliage.
Height: 35 feet.
Width: 20 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.
Longevity 50 to 150 years.
Leaves Needle, Blue Green or Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.
Flowers Inconspicuous. . Has separate male and female flowers on the same tree (monoecious).
Brown Cone, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches).
Bark Red Brown, Exfoliating or Furrowed.
Shading Capacity Rated as Moderately Dense in Leaf.
Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 4 - 6 and 14 - 21.
USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Clay or Loam Texture.
Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.
Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.
Pests & Disease Information
Susceptible to Spider Mites.
Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns
Root Damage Potential Rated as Moderate.
None Known Health Hazard.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cunninghamia lanceolata 'Glauca' Tree Record." 1995-2018. May 25, 2018.
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