Wilma Goldcrest Monterey Cypress

Cupressus macrocarpa 'Wilma Goldcrest'

SKU
05581
This dwarf evergreen has a tight, columnar, shrub-like habit with exceptional, golden yellow, fragrant foliage. Plant to the front of dark green trees and shrubs, or among purple- or red-leaved plants for exceptional contrast. An easy to grow container plant, specimen, or hedge.
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Botanical Pronunciationku-PRES-us ma-kro-KAR-puh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 1 to 2 ft. wide in 10 years.
Bloom TimeConifer; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Foliage ColorChartreuse
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic
Growth HabitColumnar
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Specimen, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Dwarf Plant, Easy Care, Improved Disease Resistance, Waterwise
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Key FeatureDramatic Foliage Color

Provide well-drained, moist soil, with a pH range of 6.6 to 7.5. Shelter from harsh winter winds. Water deeply, regularly during few growing seasons to establish 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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