Golden Fernleaf Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Tegragona Aurea'

SKU
04712
Soft, golden-yellow foliage on an upright pyramid-shaped bush glows in borders and among massed plantings. Resistant to sunburn. Evergreen.
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4-8

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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationkam-e-SIP-a-ris ob-TOO-sa
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasExcellent evergreen shrub in perennial borders, foundation plantings, and conifer gardens. Well suited to the Asian inspired garden.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary
Growth HabitPyramidal
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Specimen, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Yellow color is best in sun; protect from drying winds.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8

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