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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea'

Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea' - Golden Hinoki Falsecypress

More About Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea'

  • A slower growing conifer with a conical habit
  • Yellow outer, and green inner foliage takes on burgundy highlights in the winter
  • Leaves are small with scales arranged like fans
  • Stringy brown bark adds interest

Zone:

4

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

6-7 m
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Golden Hinoki Falsecypress Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in slightly acidic to neutral pH, slightly moist, well-drained soil, in full sun. If planting in a southern exposure, prevent winter damage by keeping the plants well away from walls. 


Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Evergreen
Evergreen

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Habit

Conical

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green

Landscape uses

Specimen

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