Donard Gold Monterey Cypress

Cupressus macrocarpa 'Donard Gold'

This upright-branching conifer has distinctive two-toned foliage that contrasts beautifully with its cinnamon-colored bark. Chartreuse new growth fringes the bright lemon yellow inner foliage. Provides an attractive tall backdrop for low shrubs and makes a handsome hedge or screen. Fragrant foliage is reminiscent of citrus. Evergreen.
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7 - 10

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Full sun

Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationku-PRES-us ma-kro-KAR-puh
Average Size at MaturitySlowly reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall, 8 ft. wide; broader with age.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Provide well-drained, moist soil, with shelter from harsh winter winds. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to establish an extensive root system. Once established, prefers regular water, but tolerates moderate drought. Apply a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 7 - 10

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