Golden Hinoki Falsecypress
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Medium, 12-24" per year, 25' in 20 yearsMature Height - 50-75'Mature Width - 10-20'Longevity - Broad pyramid, branches spreading, branchlets broadly frond-like, tops decurving, rich golden yellow, changing to green within plant, yellowish at ends of sprays, large tree.
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Monoecious: staminate-yellow, pistillate-solitary.Fruit - Cones short-staked, solitary, globose, 0.33" across, 8 orange-brown scales, depressed on the back and with a small point; 2-5 seeds on each scale, narrow membranous wings.Leaf - The outer, open fans of 'Aurea' are golden yellow while the interior is darker green.Fall Color - EvergreenBark - Reddish-brown, shed in long narrow strips.Other Features - 'Aurea' is a golden, standard-sized Hinoki cypress, and one of the oldest cultivars still in the trade,Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Container grown plants are easier to transplant. Prefers a moist, well-drained, neutral, soil and a moderately humid atmosphere in a sunny, protected from wind area.Native Habitat - Japan and Formosa. Introduced 1861. Zone 5-8Diseases and Insects - None seriousStrength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Falsecypress & Cypress.- Other plants of the family Cupressaceae.- Other plants of the genus Chamaecyparis.- Other plants of the species Chamaecyparis obtusa.