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Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Aurea'

Also called Golden Alaskan Cedar


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More About Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Aurea'

  • AKA Xanthocyparis nootkatensis 'Aurea'
  • Pyramidal, forming branches with pendulous tips
  • Flat sprays of golden-green, horizontally arranged, scale-like foliage
  • Golden colour is most pronounced during spring growth
  • Lends itself to both specimen or group plantings

Zone:

5

Height:

15-20 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Aurea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Pyramidal
Upright

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Aurea'

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Glauca'

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Glauca'

Blue Nootka Falsecypress