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)

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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.