Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Lemon Thread'
Common name: 
Lemon Thread Falsecypress
Lemon Thread Sawara Cypress
Pronunciation: 
kam-e-SIP-a-ris pi-SIF-er -a
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Synonyms: 
C. p. var. filifera ‘Lemon Thread’
‘Squarrosa Lemon Thread’
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen shrub, semi-dwarf, conical, upright, to 12 ft (3.7 m) tall, leaves bright yellow, mostly thread-like branchlets
  • Part shade, may burn in full sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4     A sport of ‘Squarrosa Lutea’, apparently the same as ‘Squarrosa Lemon Thread’.
  • Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden - Conifer Garden
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