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CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'

Commonly known as Monterey cypress

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

  • Evergreen - foliage 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) - Gold
  • 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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