Since 1988, THE source for buying native, rare, and unique perennials.
Image of black cat and text indicating no photo is available

Chamaecyparis pisifera Lemon Thread

Gold Thread Cypress

Item #: 2357

Zones: 4a to 8b

Height: 120" tall

Culture: Sun

Origin: Japan

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

PDN Guarantee

Note: This is an archive page preserved for informational use.

Click here to shop our current plants.
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!

More from this collection