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Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Gold' (Italian cypress 'Swane's Gold')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
6m
Max height
Ultimate spread
1.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Gold'

Other names: Italian cypress 'Swane's Gold'

Genus: Cupressus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Swane's Gold' _ 'Swane's Golden' is a mid-sized, evergreen, coniferous tree with a narrowly columnar habit. Its foliage is light-yellow to greenish-yellow.


Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Gold' is: Evergreen

Foliage: Pale-yellow, Yellow-green in All seasons

Tree shape: Ascending branches, Narrowly columnar, Upright

Watch out for

Specific pests: Cypress aphid

Specific diseases: Cypress (coryneum) canker

General care

Pruning: No pruning required.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Gold' (Italian cypress 'Swane's Gold') will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Coastal, Low Maintenance, Resistant to pollution

Cultivation: Plant in any moist, but well-drained soil. Can tolerate hot sunny sites, but protect from strong winds.

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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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