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Swane's Golden Italian Cypress

Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Golden'

SKU
03075
A very narrow, columnar form with magnificent, bright, golden yellow new growth that retains good color throughout the season. A stunning specimen on its own, this selection makes great impact when used in mass plantings as an evergreen screen, windbreak, or tall hedge.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical Pronunciationku-PRES-us sem-per-VY-renz
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Design IdeasThis tall, narrow evergreen with its bright yellow aspect makes a bold landscape statement. Use it sparingly along with rounded, mounded shrubs in an evergreen border. Use at the corner of a house to interrupt the vertical lines of the wall. Mix with hot colored perennials and flowering shrubs to complement the golden yellow color.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorYellow
Garden StyleContemporary, Mediterranean
Growth HabitColumnar, Narrow
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseContainer, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Topiary, Windbreak, Woodland Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsSmoke Tree (Cotinus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Bluebeard (Caryopteris); Lavender (Lavandula); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Olive (Olea)

Grows easily in a wide range of soil types, provided good drainage. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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