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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Aurea Compacta'/Variegated Chamaecyparis

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Aurea Compacta' / Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Aurea Compacta'
Example of this low, mounding form of this Chamaecyparis
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Example of this low, mounding form of this Chamaecyparis

Low growing conifer with variegated foliage growing in an arboretum in Upstate New York

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Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Plumosa Aurea Compacta'
Common Name: Variegated Chamaecyparis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This is a low growing conifer that is used very much like a spreading juniper in the cooler regions of the country. Requires full sunlight and a well drained soil. Cannot tolerate the humid conditions of the Lower South.