Cupressus macrocarpa 'Wilma Goldcrest'
Common name: 
Wilma Goldcrest Cypress
Pronunciation: 
ku-PRES-us mak-ro-KAR-pa
Family: 
Cupressaceae
Genus: 
Synonyms: 
Hesperocyparis macrocarpa 'Wilma Goldcrest'
Type: 
Conifer
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Conifer, evergreen tree, dwarf, tight, columnar juvenile form, estimated height in 10 year about 6 ft tall and 1-2 ft wide (1.8 × 0.3-0.6 m).  Foliage bright yellow with a green tint (i.e., chartreuse).
  • Sun.   Considered a good container plant.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 7         Found as a mutation from `Goldcrest' in 1987.  Originated in Holland by P. Overkleeft.  Sometimes offered as 'Goldcrest Wilma'.
  • Oregon State Univ. campus:  east side of Furman Hall, northwest corner of 15th St. and Jefferson Ave.
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