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Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Kost Yellow'

Kost's Yellow Falsecypress

Falsecypress

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A colorful selection of threadleaf falsecypress with fine, almost string-like golden foliage all season long, giving an extremely fine texture; an extremely dwarf variety, ideal for color and texture detail in the garden

Description

A colorful selection of threadleaf falsecypress with fine, almost string-like golden foliage all season long, giving an extremely fine texture; an extremely dwarf variety, ideal for color and texture detail in the garden

Landscape Attributes

Kost's Yellow Falsecypress is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with a mounded form. It lends an extremely fine and delicate texture to the landscape composition which can make it a great accent feature on this basis alone.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub. When pruning is necessary, it is recommended to only trim back the new growth of the current season, other than to remove any dieback. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Kost's Yellow Falsecypress is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Vertical Accent;Hedges/Screening;Rock/Alpine Gardens;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Kost's Yellow Falsecypress will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

5 feet

6 feet

acidic

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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