Chamaecyparis Crippsii in landscape Close up of gold hued Chamaecyparis Crippsii foliage

Golden Fernleaf

False Cypress

Chamaecyparis obtusa

'Crippsii'

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Chamaecyparis Crippsii in landscape Close up of gold hued Chamaecyparis Crippsii foliage
  • Unique texture
  • Colorful evergreen
  • Deer resistant
Description

'Crippsii' hinoki cypress is a garden classic: a small, loosely conical tree with golden fern-like foliage. It is one of the most elegant small golden conifers, and makes an excellent specimen plant for home gardens.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34.4°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 8 - 12'

Width 8 - 10'

Finish Time 2 seasons

Type Evergreen

Foliage Color Yellow

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Hinoki cypress does best in moist, well-drained soils. Shallow root system benefits from mulch.

Pruning Little needed; May be trimmed or pruned in late spring/early summer if desired.

Uses Specimen planting.

Growing Tips Yellow color is most pronounced in spring.