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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Aurea Nana'

Gold Thread False Cypress

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Item #: 836

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 120" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?


Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.


Despite all of the new introductions, the gold thread cypress is still our favorite. In ten years, this perfectly conical conifer makes a specimen 10' tall x 6' wide. Unfortunately, some nurseries offer sheared balls of this plant and promise that it will stay dwarf...forget it! This beautiful gold thread (resembling my overcooked spaghetti noodles) retains the brilliant gold foliage all season... a true beacon in the garden... outstanding!