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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Sungold' (Japanese falsecypress)

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Sungold' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Spring Meadow Nursery


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Sungold' kam-ah-SIP-ar-iss piss-IF-er-ah Common Name: Japanese falsecypress Synonyms: Chamaecyparis pisifera var. filifera 'Sungold' Genus: Chamaecyparis
This dwarf Chamaecyparis has a weeping habit and gold to lime green finely-textured needles. It's great for providing year-round color.
Noteworthy characteristics: For best golden color, site in full sun. Dwarf variety that grows extremely slowly and can be kept small with pruning.
Care: Likes average to fertile, well-drained but moist soil. Do not let stand in water.
Propagation:

From stem cuttings.


Problems:

No serious problems.


Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 3 ft. to 6 ft.;6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Pace Slow Grower
Light Full Sun Only;Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Foliage Color Evergreen
Uses Foundation Plantings, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Style Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest Winter Interest, Spring Interest, Summer Interest
Type Trees

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