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CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

Commonly known as Monterey cypress

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

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

 
  • 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
    Tolerant of full exposure to sea winds
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    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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