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Botanical name: Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'
Other names: Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest', Lemon cypress, Lemon Scented Monterey Cypress, Cupressus macrocarpa 'Gold Crest'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Goldcrest' _ 'Goldcrest' is a vigorous, evergreen, coniferous tree with a narrowly conical habit. Its lime-yellow foliage is held in erect sprays and in summer is lemon scented.
Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' is: Evergreen
Foliage: Golden-yellow in All seasons
Fragrance: Lemon scent when foliage is crushed or cut
Tree shape: Narrowly columnar, Tall, Upright
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Specific pests: Cypress aphid
Specific diseases: Cypress (coryneum) canker
Pruning: No pruning required unless used for hedging in which case it requires regular pruning. As it is fast-growing it can be trimmed to keep at the required height. Trim new growth with sharp shears regularly to maintain shape of plant. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' (Monterey cypress 'Goldcrest') will reach a height of 15m and a spread of 4m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Architectural, Coastal, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution
Cultivation: Plant in any moist, but well-drained soil in full or part shade. Can tolerate hot sunny sites, but protect from strong winds. If used for hedging, plant 60-90cm apart.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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