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Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' ☼full sun ❅hardy ✿evergreen ★ Award


Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest' ☼full sun ❅hardy ✿evergreen ★ Award  (Cupressus macrocarpa 'Goldcrest')

Preferred common nameMonterey cypress 'Goldcrest'
FamilyCupressaceae

Cupressus are vigorous, evergreen trees with flaking or scaly bark, often with columnar or narrowly ovoid crowns, small, often aromatic, scale-like leaves and small, spherical female cones

'Goldcrest' is a narrowly columnar, evergreen conifer making a medium-sized tree with bright golden-yellow foliage in ascending sprays

Suppliers
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Awards
Award of Garden Merit
How to growSunlight
Full sun Aspect
South-facing, North-facing, West-facing or East-facing
Sheltered
Cultivation
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Protect from cool, drying winds. Tolerates dry conditions. Can be used for hedging but will require regular pruning
Soil
Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral
Chalk, Clay, Sand or Loam
Propagation
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural, Coastal, Low Maintenance or Hedging/Screens

How to carePruning
No pruning required

Pests
Can get cypress aphid
Diseases
Susceptible to coryneum canker
CharacteristicsPlant type
Conifer or Tree

Habit
Columnar/Upright

ResilienceHardiness
H4 (hardy)
ColourFoliage
Yellow in Autumn, Spring, Summer and Winter

SizeUltimate height
Higher than 12 metres

Ultimate spread
2.5-4 metres

Time to ultimate height
20-50 years



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Pretty planting of these ... good structure ..:o)))
Added to a new GoYpedia category !!!

6 Feb, 2013

 

Thanks Terra for comment and adding

6 Feb, 2013

 

No worries Paul . . . we all come and go at whim!

6 Feb, 2013

amy
Amy
 

A beautifull combination of plants and colouring Paul .....

6 Feb, 2013

 

Thanks sheila :-)) And Amy :))

6 Feb, 2013

 

Are you moving house Paul? This is a great pic...lovely shapes and colours....could be the inspiration for a painting!

6 Feb, 2013

 

Just had to move some things from parents Karen - and help Mum do some DIY stuff :-)) Thank for the comment - so glad I bought these - grow fast, some sites claim they grow slowly but proof in the pudding here :D

7 Feb, 2013

 

Love it mate.

7 Feb, 2013

 

Great contrasts there Paul, very good. I also am not on here much at the moment, just flitting in now and again. Have to have a break sometimes.

7 Feb, 2013

 

I like them too..I think a few of us are taking a break..not much happening at the moment.although I still look every day .:o) .

7 Feb, 2013

 

Thank you Surreylad , Cinderella and Bloomer :)))

7 Feb, 2013



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