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Chamaecyparis Pisifera 'Filifera Aurea' (Sawara Cypress)

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3ltr
£9.99
7.5ltr
£17.99
POT SIZE GUIDE

Chamaecyparis Pisifera Filifera Aurea (Sawara Cypress) is a slow growing coniferous plant with a pendular nature. It has attractive golden needle like foliage and is perfect for rockeries and borders.

 

Key Features

Plant Type: Evergreen Conifer

Plant Height & Spread: 150cm x 200cm-300cm

Foliage Colour: Lime Green

Foliage Type: Needle-like

Seasons of Interest: All Seasons

Soil Condition: Well-drained, Neutral

Planting Position: Full Sun/Partial Shade

 

Plant Care & Advice

Conifers can be planted throughout the year, but it is best to plant them in the late autumn or winter, as long as the ground is not frozen or waterlogged. Most conifers are frost proof to an extent and hardy, so they will be able to establish well throughout cooler weather. They should be planted in full sun or partial shade, and are tolerant of most soil types, but will benefit from having compost or manure tilled into the soil prior to planting. Conifers also need decent draining, so do not plant them in very heavy clay soil or else you will risk drowning the plant. Removing weeds as soon as they appear is a good way of ensuring that valuable moisture is not lost. Mulching also reduces moisture loss from the top layers of soil. Newly planted conifers need very careful watering during the initial stages. They are drought proof once established and should not need too much watering, but they are very vulnerable to stress from drought if they are not watered thoroughly.

 

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