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Plants for a Small Urban Garden

Check out these plants perfect for a small garden and the planting information for each zone.

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Weeping Alaskan Cedar (4 of 15)

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Van den Akker'

  • Narrow, columnar, weeping evergreen with dark green foliage

  • Plant in loose, organic soil that is well drained

  • Plant in full sun

  • Height: 30-45 feet

  • Width: 10-15 feet

Hardy in USDA zones 4-7:

  • Zone 4: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 5: Plant in spring; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost; avoid contact with salt.

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost.

  • Zone 7: Plant in early fall; plant in full sun; mulch after first hard frost.

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