Swane's Golden Italian Cypress
Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Golden'
Pronunciation: ku-PRES-us sem-per-VY-renz
|Description||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.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Conifer; prized for foliage.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Container, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Windbreak, Suitable for Topiary|
|Design Ideas||This 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.|
|Companion Plants||Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Rosemary (Rosmarinus); Bluebeard (Caryopteris); Lavender (Lavandula); Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis); Olive (Olea)|
|Care||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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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.