Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea'
Tufts of golden and yellow-green compressed foliage.
Common Name: Golden Hinoki Cypress
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Aurea' - Full size Hinoki is the golden version of the species, a distinctive, handsome tree with spreading, graceful branches. The well-cupped outer sprays and new foliage of this naturally irregular conifer are warm, rich yellow, while interior and older foliage sport a medium green. Attractive, reddish brown bark develops striking texture with age. Prefers moist, well-drained soil with afternoon shade in the summer.
- Plant Type: Conifer / evergreen
- Plant Hardiness Zone: 5a-8b
- Height: 15' - 30'
- width: 15'
- Soil Needs: Average, Well-Drained
- Water Needs: Regular - Occasional
- Sun Exposure: Sun - Mostly Shade
- Foliage Color: Gold
- Foliage Season: Evergreen
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