Golden Mop False Cypress
Dwarf Golden Mop False Cypress has Outstanding Color
- Bright Foliage Color
- Dwarf Evergreen
- Cold Hardy
- Disease Resistant
- Excellent Foundation or Massing Plant
If you want an easy care plant that brings a big visual impact, you'll adore Golden Mop False Cypress (Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop'). This dwarf evergreen shrub features outstanding yellow landscape color.
This is a slow-growing dwarf shrub with a lot of personality. From fluffy, fine-textured golden foliage - to lemony yellow brand new growth, you'll be entranced with its good looks.
The long, narrow, bowing stems tend to give Golden Mop False Cypress a delightfully fuzzy appearance, adding to its charm. This plant may appear a bit soft and delicate, as the fine needled foliage gently bounces and sways in the breeze.
A gently weeping habit might fool you into thinking you'll have to baby it. Not true!
This is a tough shrub that can handle extreme cold. The golden yellow foliage will hold true throughout the seasons so you can enjoy the bright color in your landscape year-round.
For outstanding color in an adorable shrub, the Golden Mop False Cypress is the choice for you. Order today!
How to Use Golden Mop False Cypress in the Landscape
Called "Golden Mop" for its mop head appearance, this little gem features a cute, unkempt look with a ground-hugging appearance that looks fantastic used in mass.
Order an informal grouping of 3, 5, or 7 plants for a sunny location and combine with colorful perennials and annuals for an amazing look. It also works beautifully with deep, purple foliage plants, as well as the cool tones of Bluestem grasses.
It would work well for foundation plantings, or in the front of borders. And because of the great color, you can repeat this plant throughout your mixed shrub or perennial borders to beef up some winter presence in the yard. This plant stays bright and colorful year round.
Try it in rock gardens to soften the look. Try it near a street. It's drought tolerant once established, and even tolerates some salt. You could use this plant for Bonsai, as well.
#ProPlantTips for Care
Golden Mop False Cypress has no serious insect or disease problems of any note. It's considered a low maintenance shrub, so you won't have to fuss with it like some other landscape varieties.
While it can perform in full sun to part shade, the color will be best in full sun. It would work well for foundation plantings where it is sunny and has a well-drained soil type.
Give it an annual dose of Dr. Earth Acid Loves Organic and Natural Fertilizer in spring.
You'll love this best-selling plant, as so many others do. For the best selection, order now!
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Botanical Name||Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Golden Mop'|
|Mature Height||2 - 3 feet|
|Mature Spread||4 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|