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Chamaecyparis 'Gold Mop' (False Cypress)

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'Gold Mop' (False Cypress)

Chamaecyparis pisifera filifera

Use it for Dramatic Foliage Color! 

Grown for its year-round golden foliage and its tight compact growing habit. Periodic pruning of the top leader will help the plant maintain a mounding habit. Drought resistant, will not tolerate wet feet. This variety will add instant color to any landscape. Dramatic Foliage Color.

Designing Tip: When designing layouts always use the 'Plant in odd numbers rule', 1 - 3 - 5  - 7.

Care Information

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general-purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape. Pruning time is in the fall.

  • Light: Partial to Full Sun
  • Water: Average to Dry
  • Role: Thriller
  • Height: Slow grower to 5 feet
  • Spacing: 6 feet