|The cultivar, 'Gnome' is a dwarf cultivar has an irregular shape. It has buds and cones that are small. This plant enjoys low humidity and cooler weather.
C. lawsoniana, syn. Cupressus lawsoniana, a narrowly columnar, coniferous tree that has spreading branches leading to sprayed foliage that is somewhat scaly. Female cones are wrinkled, reddish brown and sometimes glaucous. Male cones are a bluish black in bud. The buds and cones are small. This plant enjoys low humidity and cooler weather.