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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera aurea' /Sawara Falsecypress

Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera aurea'  / Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera aurea'
Yellow-tipped foliage
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Yellow-tipped foliage

Mature specimen

Broad spreading specimen

Specimen plant

Close-up of pendulous foliage

Fine-textured, feathery foliage

Foliage with a rusty-yellow tinge

Close view of foliage

New growth on plant in early spring

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Scientific Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera aurea'
Common Name: Sawara Falsecypress
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Needleleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 15-20 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Yes
Landscape Categories: Plants for Hedges, Screening and Privacy
Comments: Grows in full sun, but best in part shade. It does not like the long, humid, hot summers of the deep South. Must select a well drained soil for conifer and all other members of this genus.