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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Lemon Thread'

Gold Thread Cypress

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Item #: 2357

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 120" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Japan

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

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For winter excitement in the garden, try this recent introduction from Oregon's Mitsch Nursery... a sport from C. pisifera 'Squarrosa Lutea'. Similar to regular gold thread cypress, (C.p.'Filifera Aurea Nana'), C. 'Lemon Thread' makes a 10' x 6' wide mound of weeping, brilliant golden, lacy, threadlike foliage in 10 years. Whether it's the middle of winter or the middle of summer, C. 'Lemon Thread' looks the same... unless under a snowdrift!