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CUPRESSUS macrocarpa

Commonly known as Monterey cypress

Excellent for coastal planting in the teeth of the wind
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - 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
  • 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 -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - - leaves are lemon scented.
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Conical -
30m (98ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  4-12m (13-39ft)
 

Buy Varieties of CUPRESSUS macrocarpa

CUPRESSUS macrocarpa 'Goldcrest'  AWARD

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Commonly known as: Monterey cypress.
Erect. Rich gold colour best in the winter
£13.50 each

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