Golden Mop Cypress

Golden Mop Cypress

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The Golden Mop Cypress is renowned for its remarkable golden foliage. The delicate, thread-like leaves create a dense and fluffy appearance, resembling a mop of golden strands. The vibrant yellow-gold color adds a burst of sunshine and instant visual impact to your outdoor space. The foliage maintains its bright color throughout the year, providing year-round interest and a stunning focal point in any garden.

Beyond its striking foliage, the Golden Mop Cypress showcases a graceful and cascading growth habit. The branches gently arch and flow, creating a soft and elegant form. This makes it an excellent choice for adding texture and movement to your garden. Whether planted as a specimen shrub, in borders, or as a container plant, the Golden Mop Cypress brings a sense of grace and tranquility to any landscape.

Standing at a height of 3 to 4 feet (0.9 to 1.2 meters) with a similar spread, the Golden Mop Cypress has a compact and mounding growth habit. This makes it suitable for various garden styles and sizes, including rock gardens, Japanese gardens, or even small urban gardens. Its compact size also allows it to be used as an accent plant or to create stunning color contrasts with other shrubs and perennials.

Caring for the Golden Mop Cypress is relatively easy, as it is a hardy and low-maintenance shrub. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil. Once established, it is highly drought-tolerant, reducing the need for frequent watering. Pruning is typically minimal, and the shrub maintains its attractive shape naturally. The Golden Mop Cypress is also known for its excellent resistance to pests and diseases, making it a reliable and trouble-free addition to your garden.

Botanical Name: Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop'
Common Name: Gold Mop Threadleaf False Cypress    
Foliage:  Gold
Growing Zones: 4-8
Light Requirements: Full Sunlight
Mature Size:  4-5' Tall  x  4-5' Wide 

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