CUPRESSUS macrocarpa

Commonly known as Monterey cypress

Excellent for coastal planting in the teeth of the wind
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Very small, scale-like leaves leaves are pointed, dark to bright green and are carried in erect or spreading plume-like sprays.
  • Height
    30m (98ft)
  • Spread
    4-12m (13-39ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Tree
    Spiky-topped when young, becoming wide-spreading with age.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, drying winds

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa

Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
individually £12.50 each , 10+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    May be used as a hedge or screen.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, honey fungus, coryneum canker.
    Place of origin
    USA (California)
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Tolerant of full exposure to sea winds
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented foliage
    Leaves are lemon scented.
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
30m (98ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4-12m (13-39ft)

Buy Varieties of CUPRESSUS macrocarpa

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

Monterey cypress

erect. Rich gold colour best in the winter

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£13.50 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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