Love this! It's true to its name and so soft to the touch. I even moved it with us in our last move. Its been in the ground for one year now and its growth has really taken off.
Soft Serve® Gold False Cypress Chamaecyparis pisifera
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Sunny style and structure for your landscape.
Soft Serve® false cypress has long been one of our most popular evergreens, thanks to its neat, appealing shape and deer resistance - and now, it comes in gold! Soft Serve® Gold false cypress is the perfect plant for adding year-round color to your landscape. It naturally grows as a dense pyramid so is especially nice for planting near your front door or any place you'd like a formal accent. Easily grown in sun or shade for maximum versatility. Available in garden centers in spring 2019.
Top reasons to grow Soft Serve® Gold false cypress:
- Strong pyramidal shape adds low-maintenance structure to your landscape.
- Golden foliage is bright and colorful all year round.
- Good deer resistance.Foliage InterestWinter InterestSalt TolerantResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:EvergreenHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:72 - 120 InchesSpacing:72 - 120 InchesSpread:72 - 120 InchesFoliage Colors:YellowFoliage Shade:YellowHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Grown for FoliageHardiness Zones:4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
The pyramidal shape of Soft Serve Gold false cypress means it will be wider at its base and narrow at the top. Its strong silhouette means it lends a touch of formality wherever it is planted.Maintenance Notes:
This soft-to-the-touch evergreen needs little maintenance. It grows well in sun or part shade (minimum of four hours of bright sun each day), but it does need well-drained soil.Fun Facts:
This species is often known as Sawara false cypress, as it is native to the same region of Japan as the charming city of Sawara.Soft Serve® Gold Chamaecyparis pisifera 'FARROWCGMS' USPP 30,665
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Laura Daniel, Georgia, United States, 47 weeks ago