Yellow thread like foliage on Chamaecyparis Gold Mop Semi-weeping Chamaecyparis Gold Mop in landscape

‘Gold Mop’

False Cypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera

'Gold Mop'

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Yellow thread like foliage on Chamaecyparis Gold Mop Semi-weeping Chamaecyparis Gold Mop in landscape
  • Colorful evergreen
  • Unusual foliage
  • Deer resistant
Description
Gold Mop' Sawara cypress is a popular evergreen with a relatively low, semi-weeping habit. Thread-like yellow foliage covers the thin pendulous stems, creating memorable texture. Holds its golden yellow color well when sited in full sun. Also known in the trade as 'Mops,' 'Filifera Golden Mop,' and 'Golden Mops'.
USDA Zone
4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
5 - 6'
Width
6 - 7'
Finish Time
1.5 seasons
Type
Evergreen
Foliage Color
Yellow
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4"

Soil

Adaptable to any well-drained soil. Avoid dry sites.

Pruning

Little needed. Trim in late spring/early summer if desired.

Uses

Foundation plantings, specimen plant.

Growing Tips

Best color and foliage forms develop in sunny sites.