Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Fernspray Gold'
Common name: 
Fernspray Gold Hinoki Falsecypress
Pronunciation: 
kam-e-SIP-a-ris ob-TU-sa
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen tree-like shrub, upright, to 6 ft tall and 4 ft wide (1.2 × 1.8 m) in 10 years, with horizontal branches showing flat sprays of yellow and green foliage with white near the middle, may turn somewhat orange in winter.
  • Needs partial shade, will burn in full sun.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 5     Found at Duncan & Davies Nursery in New Zealand around 1975.  However it is apparently similar to very old cultivar (van Gelderen and Hoey Smith, 1996).
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