'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.
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