China Fir Tree

China Fir Tree

China Fir Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Cunninghamia lanceolata
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun to shade; moist, prefers well drained soil but does well in damp heavy soil; needs wind protection
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal when young; open, pendulous branches; often multistemmed
Height:   30 to 75'
Weight:   20 to 30
Leaf:   Bright green to blue green flat needles; sharp point on end; may discolor in winter to bronze green
Flower/Fruit:   Group of small squarish cones
Comments:    Tends to "brown out" inside as it matures
Habit:   Evergreen
Cultivars:   Chason's Gift