CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

Commonly known as Monterey cypress

Erect. Rich gold colour best in the winter
Further Reading....

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

  • Evergreen
    Scale-like leaves in dense sprays
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Tree
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - suitable for coastal areas. 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
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
  • Seasonal Interest
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Conical - narrowly conical
5m (16ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)

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