sawara cypress

sa·​wa·​ra cypress | \ ˈsäwərə \

Definition of sawara cypress

: a Japanese evergreen tree (Chamaecyparis pisifera) used for timber and as the source of many horticultural forms of retinispora

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History and Etymology for sawara cypress

Japanese sawara

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“Sawara cypress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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