Golden Threadleaf Falsecypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' - Golden Threadleaf Falsecypress

Family - Cupressaceae

Size - Forms a slightly pyramidal dense loose mound 6 to 8 feet tall. Growth rate is medium, maybe 10 - 12 inches per year.

Foliage - Drooping and stringy branches. Very fine textured. Bright golden-yellow year round.

Flower/Fruit/Seed - Cones, 1/4" across.

Bark - Smooth. reddish-brown, peeling off in thin strips. Not noticable on this plant due to the habit which keeps the bark covered.

Pests and Diseases - None noticed

Landscape Use - Accent plant, rock garden plant. The foliage can be rather striking.

Performance - 8 Prefers moist, loamy well drained soils, humid atmosphere, sunny areas. Can be grown relatively quickly to large sizes in container. Emittor and tubing irrigation is a must as overhead irrigation will not penetrate the canopy very well. A cutting was grown to a 3'tall, 3'wide plant in 3 years. I've been pleased with the Chamaecyparis in general and how they have well they have performed in what can be horrid summers in the South.

Golden Threadleaf Falsecypress

Golden Threadleaf Falsecypress texture