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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
6m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Gold'

Other names

Italian cypress 'Swane's Gold'

Genus

Cupressus 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

Tree shape

Ascending branches, Narrowly columnar, Upright

Foliage

Pale-yellow, Yellow-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Cypress aphid Cypress aphid

Cypress (coryneum) canker Cypress (coryneum) canker

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

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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Botanical name

Cupressus sempervirens 'Swane's Gold'

Other names

Italian cypress 'Swane's Gold'

Genus

Cupressus 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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Tree shape

Ascending branches, Narrowly columnar, Upright


Colour

Foliage

Pale-yellow, Yellow-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Cypress aphid

Specific diseases

Cypress (coryneum) canker

General care

Pruning

No pruning required.

Propagation methods

Seed, Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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