Sungold Thread-Branch Cypress
Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera 'Sungold'
|Description||A beautiful and compact, mounding shrub with finely textured foliage that consistently emerges golden yellow, even in full sun exposures, and matures to a lime green. The evergreen mop-headed form is a lively accent plant and is excellent for use as a background border or a small hedge.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Very slow growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall, 7 to 8 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Compact Form|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge|
|Design Ideas||Beautiful evergreen plant that adds light and color to your garden all year long. Place as a specimen or accent plant, or mass into a border or hedge. The mop-head adds extra texture to a conifer garden.|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Companion Plants||Boxwood (Buxus); Weigela (Weigela); Potentilla (Potentilla); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||Provide enriched, slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained soil; avoid wet, poorly drained soils or prolonged drought. Shelter from drying winds. Water deeply, regularly during first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system. Fertilize in early spring. Seldom needs pruning.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.