Botanical name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea'
Other names: Sawara cypress 'Filifera Aurea'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Filifera Aurea' _ 'Filifera Aurea' is a slow-growing, large, evergreen coniferous shrub with an open, broadly conical habit. Its foliage is gracefully weeping and golden-yellow, held in short tufts and longer unbranched shoots.
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' is: Evergreen
Foliage: Golden-yellow in All seasons
Habit: Broadly conical, Open branches, Weeping
Toxicity: Contact with foliage may irritate skin.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific pests: Aphids
Pruning: No pruning required. If formed into a shape, such as a hedge, will need trimming twice a year.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Grafting, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' (Sawara cypress 'Filifera Aurea') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, City, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Foliage only
Cultivation: Plant in moist but well-drained soil. Can tolerate chalk soils, but prefers slightly acidic soil.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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